Synonym of dull

Alternative for dull

dulls, dulled, dulling, duller, dullest

Synonym: blunt, boring, dingy, dreary, dry, flat, gray, inactive, slow, sluggish, stupid, uninteresting, bright, keen, sharp, vivid,

Adjective

Lacking in interest or excitement
uninteresting boring tedious tiresome bland dreary flat mundane unexciting wearisome drab lackluster lacklustre lifeless monotonous slow uneventful uninspiring unremarkable vapid banal characterless colorless humdrum insipid pedestrian spiritless tiring trite colourless commonplace dry featureless ho-hum lame mind-numbing numbing passionless ponderous routine soulless stale stiff tired unenjoyable unentertaining unimaginative unoriginal unstimulating arid bromidic derivative drudging dusty fatiguing ho hum irksome jading jejune monochromatic old plodding prosaic run-of-the-mill stodgy stuffy tame unspirited wearying yawnsome deadening deadly dry as dust dull as dishwater lacking excitement lacking interest lacking variation lacking variety big yawn blah common hackneyed no great shakes not up to much ordinary ornery prolix soporific worn-out draggy dreich dullsville heavy leaden stupid weary uninspired wishy-washy plain repetitious sterile dead wooden unvaried anaemic everyday unvarying vanilla nondescript anemic weak repetitive nothing feeble bloodless limp prosy vacuous workaday apathetic torpid neutral matter-of-fact flavourless flavorless quiet barren undistinguished listless expressionless deadpan sluggish samey dim as dry as dust vacant mediocre nowhere serious tasteless unemotional toneless unexceptional zero usual inactive soul-destroying laborious zestless unpalatable unanimated quotidian conventional innocuous unchanging watery unmemorable no-nonsense sober platitudinous milk-and-water banausic inane turgid emotionless monochrome lusterless laboured pabulum labored pallid mechanical gray grey inoffensive uncreative muted antiseptic unimpassioned staid static indifferent uncomic heavy-going cold unadorned subdued impassive down-to-earth passive humourless plain vanilla pointless factual weariful hacky languid unsentimental humorless lustreless normal inexpressive empty unamusing day-to-day uniform uninterested distasteful somber unappetizing unappealing depressing literal simple sedate sombre predictable average nothing to write home about indistinctive unsavoury unfeeling inert unrelieved square stolid blank middle-of-the-road unembellished mild namby-pamby solemn straightforward practical straight dull as ditchwater enervating exhausting unresponsive phlegmatic common or garden interminable unsavory dragging treadmill conservative stilted dismal hollow unpretentious stagnant desiccated grave weighty unobjectionable uninviting dulled lethargic disagreeable unpleasant inedible unvarnished sleepy undemonstrative unattractive fuddy-duddy beige level-headed hard-headed uneatable unexceptionable unenthusiastic deadly dull noncommittal numb faceless driveling drivelling monotone realistic typical regular customary plebeian pragmatic insensitive verbose businesslike anodyne safe soft pathetic sapless stock downcast half-hearted hardheaded pragmatical indecisive one-horse calm difficult stern earthy flat tire gross grim unfunny severe slack run of the mill enervated long-winded unidealistic droning cold-blooded slow-moving uncomedic unwitty matte clean pedantic unproductive clear mindless mat unsmiling terrestrial nitty-gritty off-putting earnest non-stimulating harmless unadventurous forced overlong disgusting stereotyped serious-minded constant threadbare restrained repeated familiar undistinctive ineffectual well-worn bog-standard stoical nauseating glassy savourless rational sensible yucky unromantic unobtrusive white-bread clichéd loathsome revolting faithful stoic institutional ineffective tepid garden-variety peaceful desolate frigid long-drawn-out slothful nasty foul commonsensical backwoods iterative benumbed placid lackadaisical standard unexcitable unseasoned unmoved ceaseless reiterative insistent continual languorous understated heavy going dispassionate spineless impassible wimpy savorless outdated lacking in vitality sick-making old-fashioned lowly a dime a dozen unostentatious affectless watered-down dead-and-alive corny depressed irresolute old hat unembroidered undistorted unaffected exact lukewarm intense sullen straight-thinking repressed lazy droopy archaic antediluvian humble out of date antiquated unflashy low-keyed languishing mournful elementary dour sour outmoded passé unconcerned hard-boiled cowardly down behind the times homely dowdy austere out of the ark low-key with both feet on the ground toned-down folksy miserable long steady slow but sure literal-minded unidentified unspecified prosing usual thing pompous dry-as-dust clumsy unnatural awkward artificial indistinct unmodulated unlively unpassioned earthbound shiftless annoying irritating bummer moth-eaten bomb drag cloying drear menial sickening clinical uninventive unartistic wordy unfulfilling disheartening unsatisfying demoralizing crude meagre simplistic meager vexatious boresome glassy-eyed cardboard not fun unpoetic least Milquetoast repugnant formal derived over-serious trying frustrating workday unspecial logical unprogressive lacking vitality useless duplicative backward vile poor inadequate garden variety general futile two-dimensional comatose unnoteworthy unfateful noneventful inconclusive cautious in the doldrums generic without variety bleak raw dispiriting wintry wintery oppressive sorrowful damp windy mortal poky snooze profitless vain unambitious noisome circumspect fatuous tenuous nebbish slight unexpressive unexcited spent monotonic all the same recurrent sing-song reiterated samely unchanged fishy half-pie OK so-so endless standard-issue cut-and-dry cut-and-dried reserved prudent demoralising unrewarding uninflected hack trivial puerile chary whitebread blind devoid of feeling devoid of emotion waterish nerdy truistic fruitless worthless overused hard to digest lacking personality lacking charisma overworked attentive flat as pancake not so hot thin accustomed mainstream valueless unprofitable purposeless aimless actual practicable yawn diddly prose puts one to sleep timid diluted halfhearted unmotivated catatonic effete glazed subtle incomprehensible inarticulate incoherent run-of-the mill gingerly wary considerate careful heedful calculating lead balloon unavailing bootless otiose unsuccessful inefficacious abortive neither one thing nor the other light discreet backwater boiled down without punch wet limp-wristed weak-kneed sobersided bovine unflavoured drawly regimented dense unreadable unfruitful unfilled unprolific unenterprising matter-of- fact unsympathetic inconspicuous puritanical douce strict supine obsolete wimpish weakened nerveless frail invertebrate weakling unnoticeable unkind indolent coldhearted not amounting to much anaesthetic insensible anesthetic unflappable defunct unpleasurable leery badly written governmental utilitarian rudimentary corporate functional ugly extinct innocent twangy imitative twanging callous numbed stony asleep inhuman po-faced unhumorous repulsive superannuated desensitized groggy disinterested tranquil uninvolved uncompassionate lymphatic hoary uncharismatic cliché-ridden timeworn senseless anesthetized yucko along for the ride desensitised detached without spice big zero peaceable unoffending vacillating wavering antwacky played out time-worn worn out cut and dried retiring drawling brackish detestable yukky abhorrent anaesthetized paralysed paralyzed still frequentative standard issue unrefined robust unsophisticated rough natural grody unenticing stinky icky forgettable innoxious nonprovocative meek direct uninhibited slavish inelaborate pure and simple normophilic uncluttered unornamented rustic your basic modest unelaborate uncomplicated undecorated submissive melancholic dispirited despondent mopy low dejected melancholy white non-aggressive non-violent benign non-combative hurtless stark nameless blue disconsolate gutless dopey broken sad drippy inanimate downhearted withdrawn tempered pensive fogeyish out-of-date backward-looking crusty gentle friendly pleasant frank chastened creaky mouldy old-fogeyish controlled home folk basic homey funky lowbred easygoing lusty down home outdoorsy dated antique fusty moldy past it old-time inobtrusive down in the mouth down in the dumps cast down lacking originality naked accurate impersonal feasible truthful

Adjective

(of a noise or sound) Not clear or muffled
muffled muted faint quiet soft stifled suppressed deadened flat hushed indistinct low lowered softened subdued dim gentle imperceptible inaudible indiscernible low-pitched mute silenced smothered thudding unclear weak low-key mumbled unhearable whispered strangled inarticulate obscure unintelligible feeble scarcely audible muttered murmuring slurred murmured quietened vague faltering faded diminished muttering stilly still soundless noiseless silent quieted dulcet unheard hoarse meek hazy fuzzy soothing subtle hard to make out hard to hear scarcely perceptible out of earshot ill-defined bated small hush unaccented distant unstressed reedy not loud nonvocal low-toned sotto voce incoherent garbled incomprehensible mumbling disjointed stuttering stammering muddled jumbled stumbling confused poorly spoken halting hesitating unfathomable voiceless rambling meaningless hesitant indecipherable maundering hushful uncommunicative sedate unvocal calm mellow mom closemouthed tongue-tied mum soft-spoken not talkative soft-toned toned down pale imperfect wishy-washy indistinguishable broken melodious wordless not heard delicate mild slight moderate tame dainty graceful cryptic impenetrable enigmatic inscrutable ungraspable light wimpy scrambled illegible senseless speechless ambiguous uncertain unexplicit equivocal tenebrous incognizable inexplicit unknowable opaque fathomless Greek serene placid tranquil peaceful arcadian restful untroubled lown halcyon reticent awkward blurred clumsy all Greek to me bashful iced inhibited clammed up close laconic closed up mousy checked buttoned up inconversable dumb curbed dummied up

Adjective

(of activity) Sluggish or slow-moving
slack sluggish enervated flat idle inactive lethargic lifeless sleepy slow tired unenergetic dilatory laggard languid languorous lax lazy limp passive somnolent stagnant static torpid depressed fatigued indolent listless quiet slothful dormant indifferent laid-back quiescent slow-moving tardy weary apathetic dead drowsy faineant fainéant heavy inert unresponsive weak yawny dozy insensible insensitive logy asthenic lymphatic neurasthenic lackadaisical dopey comatose draggy slumberous spiritless shiftless snoozy moony blah supine debilitated impassive hebetudinous leaden uninterested otiose phlegmatic unhurried motionless peaceful relaxed unenthusiastic loafing dreamy heavy-eyed do-nothing having spring fever languishing sedentary lacklustre lackluster slow-going unconcerned numb stupefied energyless benumbed latent narcotic work-shy out of it tranquil stagnating declining unmoving stupid stuporous calm leisurely dying moribund down lumpish resting gentle undisturbed lacking in energy slumbrous yawning slumbersome plodding inattentive fallow immobile easy restful nebbish exhausted stolid sleepyhead nodding negligent careless without energy half-hearted oscitant bone idle disinterested easygoing vigorless vigourless pococurante Laodicean neb effete laid back lacking energy weakened sluggardly bovine devitalized impaired half asleep lagging dallying procrastinating drowsing paralyzed sodden paralysed vegetating sleepyheaded stiff mooney sullen off sluggard drippy good-for-nothing not busy insipid sleeping workshy uninspiring spineless yielding droopy blahs pining remiss uninspired acquiescent submissive docile servile pliant drony unproductive burned out slow-paced somnific flagging spent bleary-eyed soporous soporose vapid heedless characterless lacking vitality asleep on one's feet unoccupied stretchy wimpy pleasant soothing isolated untroubled relaxing unrushed measured comfortable still steady uncaring abstracted lukewarm silent serene smooth insouciant offhand easy-going dawdling deliberate undemanding passionless bloodless aimless deactivated slumbering in abeyance inoperative asleep placid slap-happy casual feeble chilled leisured unruffled unagitated incurious sentimental romantic laissez-faire slapdash halfhearted daydreaming sedate slow and steady unexciting easy going at rest spring fever drained wearied pooped beat knackered worn out out all in sapped shattered worn prostrate aweary done bushed tired out beaten bleary loggy dead tired jaded dead beat dog-tired done in burned-out worn-out soporific infirm burnt-out wiped out played out tuckered out washed-out tapped out hypnotic sedative opiate shot dozing drugged kaput groggy somniferous overtired somnifacient zonked whacked worn-down ready to drop fagged out worn to a frazzle clapped out faint sickly slumbery half-awake nodding off half awake hibernating low inconscious cold done up fagged dog-weary vegged out out cold weariful wasted depleted dead to the world out to lunch over-tired tired-out jet-lagged burnt out bedraggled frazzled tuckered prostrated rundown lumbering dazed crippled disabled dragging dropping lassitudinous hacked creamcrackered jiggered blasé dopy wooden out on one's feet on your last legs washed out dead-tired outta gas done for dead-beat bone-weary out of gas run-down wiped-out far-gone ready for bed half-asleep hardly able to keep one's eyes open

Adjective

(of a person) Slow of understanding
unintelligent stupid slow dumb foolish idiotic imbecilic moronic obtuse dense dim naive brainless dopey ignorant thick vacuous cretinous daft mindless vapid witless doltish dozy fatuous lamebrained oafish senseless simple stolid backward dim-witted dull-witted dunce-like empty-headed half-witted insensate simpleminded simple-minded slow-witted thick as two short planks unthinking boneheaded bovine brain-dead chuckleheaded dunderheaded fat-headed muttonheaded pig-ignorant slow on the uptake soft in the head thick-headed wooden-headed not the full shilling airheaded birdbrained bonehead bubbleheaded daffy dopy dorky feeble-minded gormless knuckleheaded lamebrain lunkheaded not bright numskulled pinheaded scatterbrained shallow softheaded thickheaded thick-witted unintellectual unsmart weak-minded opaque soft silly imbecile pea-brained dippy crazy asinine inane blockheaded dotish gullible half-baked dof barmy chowderheaded unwise sluggish blockish thoughtless dotty glaikit batty unreasoning dead from the neck up imperceptive harebrained goofy insensitive uncomprehending lumpish divvy feebleminded tomfool nutty cuckoo wooden as thick as two short planks unaware injudicious deficient mad arrested underdeveloped featherheaded thick-skulled crackpot subnormal lethargic wacky braindead halfwitted unmindful ridiculous screwy hare-brained sappy blind puerile absurd crass heavy insane very stupid inattentive scatty ludicrous oblivious careless clueless imprudent neglectful unconscious crackbrained vacant torpid lunatic damfool unperceptive fool laughable ill-advised touched delayed behind undeveloped late underprivileged checked limited weak illiterate lagging dummy childish flaky uneducated clownish inept jerky heedless deranged addle-brained loopy unobservant crackers mental nuts cracked unschooled nonsensical cloddish bonkers untaught woodenheaded kooky loony looney whacky kookie balmy hebete flakey pointless potty myopic nitwitted undiscerning unperceiving rash hebetudinous indiscreet retarded nearsighted risible indiscriminate inconsiderate unreasonable giddy unseeing purblind feather-brained irrational dimwitted boorish unresponsive slow on uptake not intelligent short-sighted mentally deficient mentally handicapped ill-mannered immature doolally nonliterate impercipient Boeotian nerdish unlearned benighted analphabetic uninstructed unimaginative numbskulled rattlebrained unlettered unread preposterous stupefied thick-skinned slumberish comatose lifeless inert anencephalic anencephalous insentient bone-headed idiot infantile irresponsible incautious foolhardy surd idiotical unconsidered invalid notional nonrational boobish fallacious unreasoned buffoonish untutored rude dark phlegmatic placid loggerheaded clottish superficial log-headed addle-pated reckless impolitic fatheaded impassive screwball cockeyed zany credulous feeble inanimate somnolent shortsighted duncelike stunted derisible dappy cockamamy pie-faced negligent featherbrained ditzy dizzy frivolous skittish flighty without thought inactive listless forgetful foolishly stupid insipid meaningless complacent thick as mince off the air mentally slow slothful chowderhead indiscriminating underachieving pinhead dumbbell dumdum yo-yo mooning daydreaming spaced-out out moony idiotish squirrelly not with it out to lunch smoothbrained know-nothing pea-brain smooth-brained ill-considered out of it numbskull mentally defective defective retardo dumbo exceptional gorked held back tardy leisurely dragging dallying crawling dawdling snail-paced dilatory laggard bungling dillydallying clumsy snaillike pokey awkward languid unhurried poking poky creeping unknowing unwitting lumbering incompetent nescient inexperienced unhinged innocent incognizant insensible unacquainted uninformed green gawky ungainly elephantine ill-informed impractical in the dark unco cumbersome puddingy brainsick cranky demented crazed loco maniac wud maniacal unsound bedlam meshugge bughouse psychotic slang fruity unbalanced haywire bats gaga wacko moonstruck whacko psycho meshuga certifiable not all there looney tunes bedlamite not quite right loony tunes fried non compos mentis in the ozone off the wall out of one's gourd illogical wild bizarre cockamamie fantastic farcical outrageous derisory futile fantastical fanciful incongruous ill-conceived odd cock-eyed comical derisive pathetic impracticable unstable eccentric implausible unreal grotesque gonzo around the bend wrong disordered off-the-wall unworkable weird unrealistic peculiar inconsistent queer psychopathic unthinkable schizophrenic distraught paranoid raving frenzied strange off one's gourd off one's head unjustifiable nutty as a fruitcake mad as a hatter out of one's mind crazy as a loon off one's rocker stark raving mad sick in the head untenable delirious incredible unscientific unbelievable outlandish improvident groundless monstrous astonishing shocking distracted misguided nutsy inappropriate vain rabid raving mad derailed unsettled out there raging off hasty as daft as a brush off beam way out madcap mentally ill of unsound mind impulsive erratic fruitless sick specious disturbed whimsical sectionable berserk incoherent sociopathic incorrect faulty illegitimate inconsequent inconsequential unfounded surreal buggy freaky bushed funny sophistic unglued flawed ditsy frothy yeasty confused ill-thought-out lightheaded light-minded aberrant nerdy unearthly contradictory moonstricken not right upstairs not quite right in the head flipped out not in one's right mind not right in the head oddball dazed dreamy gelastic barking light-headed up the pole one card shy of a full deck a few cards shy of a full deck a few sandwiches short of a picnic without foundation without basis barking mad away with the fairies round the bend foaming at the mouth full of holes stark staring mad mad as a March hare round the twist in another world not making sense off one's nut in a daze off one's trolley purposeless ill-judged childlike crude unstudied unworldly uncomplicated extravagant empty unpractical callow trifling worthless harum-scarum inadvisable tearaway incomprehensible donkeyish obstinate comic ignoramus unsafe contemptible wishy-washy flat innocuous burlesque droll foolheaded spurious sheepheaded poor manic hilarious baseless arbitrary devoid of intelligence mercurial hysterical neurotic schizoid schitzy unjustified erroneous bathetic feather-headed worthy of scorn uncontrolled mentally incompetent bugged out paranoiac paranoic wackadoodle bewildering nonconformist crazy-ass mystifying extraordinary abnormal unique unusual freakish baffling wackadoo phenomenal puzzling inconclusive reasonless disconnected disjointed frantic psychopathological violent extremely foolish bad risky muddle-headed wet behind the ears inconceivable outré dreamlike offbeat rum remarkable funky quixotic quirky weirdo stupidly irresponsible nutso bemused bananas impossible sophistical off your head off your trolley demoniac yarra casuistic unproved porangi lacking knowledge unzipped dingy flipped schizo useless ineffectual perverse false irrelevant unconnected irreconcilable self-contradictory unsubstantial beyond belief hollow off-kilter as mad as a March hare having bats in the belfry deprived of one's wits manic-depressive stark mad over the edge non compos severely mentally ill one sandwich short of a picnic not together out of one's tree not of sound mind mentally deranged having a screw loose with a screw loose off the deep end as mad as a hatter having kangaroos in the top paddock flipped-out freaked out off the chain beyond all reason bird-brained out of all reason not well thought out light-hearted facetious not following joshing camp embarrassing in vain campy diverting flippant merry beyond the bounds of possibility flip juvenile idle non-serious to no avail for grins lacking seriousness nonserious perky unprofound not serious lighthearted lacking in sense tongue-in-cheek gay volatile light playful

Adjective

Plain or lacking in interesting features or characteristics
undistinguished mundane humdrum ordinary characterless commonplace prosaic boring everyday vanilla routine uninspired unmemorable plain nondescript quotidian workaday normal hackneyed common trite simple ornery uneventful usual jejune suburban typical unnoteworthy generic inconsequential inconspicuous unnoticeable okay run-of-the-mill garden-variety plain vanilla common or garden nothing special a dime a dozen bog standard no big deal unexceptional average unremarkable pedestrian conventional mediocre uninteresting bog-standard indifferent middle-of-the-road no great shakes so-so bland nothing to write home about standard colourless mainstream unexciting banal middling colorless second-rate uninspiring not up to much lacklustre lackluster standard-issue OK fair garden variety cut-and-dry cut-and-dried stale modest forgettable customary corny unpretentious half-pie stock insignificant inferior familiar unoriginal garden regular dime-a-dozen derivative not much cop predictable passable tolerable unimpressive hacky medium run-of-the-mine run-of-mine second-class old hat homespun homely not so hot household ubiquitous frequent nothing to get excited about mean humble habitual overworked overused overdone tired time-worn insipid anaemic monotonous unimaginative bush-league worn out adequate dime-store cornball amateur amateurish played out decent fair-to-middling anemic drab anonymous intermediate stereotyped run of the mill natural lowly white-bread ten a penny fair to middling plodding acceptable moderate tame no-frills basic meh indistinctive matter-of-fact spiritless not very good fairish trivial unadventurous passionless derived straightforward of poor quality unspectacular par for the course formulaic sterile uninventive lifeless dry vapid not bad middle of the road plastic dreary unimportant unimpressed featureless uncreative unmoved bromidic ponderous flat barren heavy-handed stodgy yawn off-the-shelf plain-Jane unextraordinary unvaried stereotypical traditional accustomed useless nothing domestic terrestrial family casual informal irrelevant inconsiderable paltry nothing out of the ordinary wonted pointless piddling immaterial worthless nitty-gritty whitebread meaningless whatever phoned in gray empty grey not worth mentioning of little consequence of little importance of no importance of no consequence of no great concern of no account conservative provincial small-town parochial bourgeois unsophisticated blending into the background blinkered parish-pump insular middle-class inward-looking limited country rural widespread clichéd obvious matter-of-course starch worn-out plebeian prevalent familiar tune boiler plate

Adjective

Characterized by banality or triteness
platitudinal hackneyed stereotyped stale banal tired stock commonplace unoriginal overworked clichéd threadbare platitudinous cliched prosaic set vapid stereotypical overused corny timeworn flat shopworn bromidic worn cliché stereotypic bathetic chain common cornball drained exhausted hokey jejune mildewed musty ordinary pedestrian routine uninspired well-worn worn-out warmed-over moth-eaten ready-made run-of-the-mill used-up old hat familiar tune trite conventional derivative hack hacky unimaginative worn out played out predictable hackney cliche cobwebby obligatory truistic time-worn humdrum well worn formulaic overdone old hoary boring everyday cliché-ridden dime-store standard old-fashioned familiar tedious tripe orthodox naff passé lifeless standardized inane silly conventionalized mass-produced typecast vieux jeu imitative uncreative out of the ark unsophisticated ineffective quotidian antiquated played-out old-hat old-chestnut outmoded outdated out-of-date obsolete old-saw worn thin standardised usual staple customary traditional cheesy kitschy sentimental mawkish feeble prevailing going current popular regular prevalent basic average readily available established formal widely available normal typical mundane dreary monotonous tiresome vanilla uneventful uninteresting repetitious mind-numbing ho-hum unvaried wearisome stupid facile nothing cornfed dull as dishwater noplace pabulum zero trivial square ho hum dumb nowhere bland blah passé frayed out of date cliché uninspiring tarnished faded warmed-up archaic defunct insipid mimetic mimic sterile foetid past dead out bent zestless effete fetid yesterday's apish slavish gone off past their sell-by date like a dinosaur epigonic epigonous canned emulative ancient copied aged lined dated decrepit ragged weathered broken-down rundown plagiarized dog-eared shabby outworn wrinkled stereotype counterfeit plagiarised battered used tattered the worse for wear

Adjective

Having a somber or dismal atmosphere or nature
cheerless dismal bleak miserable dark dreary depressing desolate gloomy grim sombre comfortless drab funereal solemn somber austere forlorn unhappy woeful drearisome joyless morose uninviting dejected depressive doleful glum sorrowful spiritless sullen unwelcoming woebegone wretched abject bare cold depressed despondent dim dingy dire disconsolate disheartening dispiriting dolorous dour drear godforsaken gray inhospitable melancholic melancholy morbid mournful sad stark black bland chill clinical crestfallen darkening distressed grey lugubrious murky oppressive plutonian rueful saturnine sepulchral tenebrific tenebrous blue cloudy dejecting draggy dreich elegiac elegiacal impersonal lonely lonesome mopey pathetic sorry sunless uncomfortable afflicted Cimmerian heartbreaking heartrending institutional jarring mourning piteous saddening tearful teary wintery wintry in the dumps cast down down-and-out downcast down downhearted dispirited low down in the dumps down in the mouth bad low-spirited heartsick heartsore dragged destroyed dysphoric in pain bummed out colorless colourless heartbroken monotonous inconsolable saddened pessimistic brokenhearted droopy in the pits heavyhearted wistful moody severe spartan hangdog crummy hurting bleeding cast-down down and out fed up heavy-hearted on a downer discouraged disheartened chap-fallen despairing lacklustre lackluster deep troubled boring shadowy lifeless in low spirits weeping tristful ripped let down in a blue funk taken down macabre in the toilet torn up sick as a parrot unexciting blah uninteresting uninspiring low-down humdrum solitary formal forbidding overcast routine uniform regimented off-putting pensive sterile crushed at sob story sunk in gloom oppressed hopeless dismayed disappointed choked in the doldrums defeatist daunted in despair hurt tormented anguished suffering tortured luckless down-in-the-mouth listless brooding chapfallen sunk strained discontented wounded weighed down as sick as a parrot singing the blues shot down ruthful agonized pained ailing racked agonised broken-hearted out of sorts bowed down grief-stricken plaintive nostalgic lamenting discouraging distressing grave pitiable tragic poor lamentable pitiful grievous unfortunate harrowing humourless humorless mirthless foreboding sober unpromising dreadful deplorable terrible awful unpleasant moving serious bitter worthless upsetting ominous scurvy heart-rending sedate disagreeable long-faced poignant touching abandoned gut-wrenching grieving devastated unfavorable unfavourable stern dirgelike unsmiling sorrowing vile base difficult distressful inauspicious troublesome moping painful lousy horrid destitute harsh hard earnest affecting disappointing weighty downbeat deserted paltry mean despicable contemptible staid companionless traumatic compassionate stirring beggarly commiserative arousing shabby sourpuss muted subdued bereft adverse unpropitious stony-faced no-nonsense poker-faced appalling squalid cynical forsaken taciturn lorn acheronian horrible excruciating crushing dirge-like sordid sinister negative horrific Eeyorish sulky shameful agonizing agonising lachrymose helpless cut up tear-jerking execrable inferior homeless derisible disturbing foul discomforting indigent scungy impoverished displeasing detestable rotten alone calamitous disgraceful worrying straitened exacting uncaring unimpassioned unmoved ruined stony waste threnodic threnodial disadvantageous deathly Stygian obscure hollow maudlin tragical atrocious portentous God-awful disconcerting grumpy bad-tempered uncommunicative exequial deathlike funebrial merciful gloom-ridden frowning glowering lame unnerving disquieting phlegmatic ill-tempered unresponsive intolerable ghastly gruesome afflictive crabbed surly weary mopish broody ugly fatalistic horrendous acherontic given to looking on the black side demoralized meagre to be pitied meager small having the blahs having blue devils heart-breaking looking on the black side blue funk cheap inadequate insignificant regretful lost regrettable forgotten unenthusiastic suspicious chilly demoralised alarmist distrustful doubting trashy shoddy filthy friendless uncared-for demoralizing demoralising derisory gutted dragging defenseless defenceless fruitless bummed sour hapless powerless downtrodden shocking dolesome poverty-stricken unrelenting tortuous rigorous scabrous disastrous unendurable biting inexorable stringent upset discomposing vexatious frightful plangent horrifying mortifying heart-wrenching hostile isolated tough unfriendly ill-fated hard-pressed lurid unwelcome discommodious harmful perilous undesirable dangerous full of hardship doubtful threatening objectionable ill-omened treacherous direful ill-boding injurious chilling parlous nightmarish pressing precarious exigent messy jeopardous apocalyptic rocky very bad outcast withdrawn estranged rejected secluded unsocial unbefriended uncherished left empty unattended renounced lone apart single reclusive troglodytic by oneself

Adjective

Humble or lower in rank or status
menial humble lowly unskilled boring degrading low-status base mean routine humdrum abject low sorry demeaning fawning servile slavish vile grovelling ignominious inferior low-grade subservient sycophantic blue-collar ignoble obsequious unworthy baseborn basic common groveling obeisant tedious ingratiating submissive bootlicking self-abasing cringing obedient toadying unctuous craven toadyish slimy brown-nosing soapy sucky compliant deferential arse-licking despicable ass-kissing passive Uriah Heepish docile unresisting meek self-effacing smarmy oleaginous greasy sycophantish oily acquiescent yielding accommodating forelock-tugging excessively deferential apple-polishing beggarly unassertive biddable dutiful duteous truckling spineless subject ductile pliant timid mild subordinate sniveling kowtowing subdued snivelling spiritless resigned lamblike resistless longanimous under one's thumb suckholing flattering malleable amenable tractable manageable non-resisting brownnosing complacent parasitical crouching parasitic reverential mealy-mouthed respectful prostrate enslaved stipendiary sneaking compliable patient forbearing degraded contemptible worthless supine cowering under someone's thumb debased nonresisting nonresistant law-abiding soft disciplinable agreeable domesticated comformable pliable conformable obeying governable controllable trainable surrendering obliging teachable amiable giving-in placable bowing down uncomplaining complying tame handleable downtrodden sordid dancing at one's mercy in one's power in one's clutches a slave to at one's beck and call in one's pocket reprehensible shabby detestable dishonourable scungy deplorable humiliated horrible gloomy dejected outcast dishonorable deferent dismal hangdog cringey eating crow eating humble pie regardful polite unprotesting gentle attentive willing complaisant civil courteous considerate thoughtful reverent tolerant mannerly unresistant calm tolerating easy accepting peaceable venerating ready quiet genial following humiliating crawling creeping solicitous gracious awed sequacious chivalrous courtly gallant admiring stoical long-suffering consenting ingratiatory shy cowed unobtrusive demure appreciative fatalistic reconciled philosophical non-resistant sheepish supplicatory assenting acceding cooperative flexible agreeing conforming approving persuadable timorous unambitious hesitant tentative apprehensive fearful enduring adapted well-disposed phlegmatic renouncing cordial satisfied quiescent stoic relinquishing adjusted accommodated well mannered well-mannered persuasible mim self-conscious convincible acquiescing suasible assentive susceptive game easily persuaded well-trained good observant under control tender disciplined pacific serene placid well trained well disciplined mellow devoted loyal honoring faithful sheeplike well-behaved honouring docious hearsome unquestioning moderate warm easy-going soft-hearted unassuming kind forgiving conciliatory warm-hearted compassionate tender-hearted indulgent good-natured modest sensitive sympathetic pleasant tranquil wrapped around finger on a string merciful affable peaceful equable chilled easy-oasy easygoing mild-mannered good-tempered flat good-humoured jejune good-humored vapid smooth forbearant

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Not appealing
unappealing unattractive ugly hideous grotesque unlovely monstrous unsightly unpleasant vile unpleasing unpretty disgusting disagreeable unhandsome homely unbeautiful uninviting unappetizing uncomely plain insipid dreary banal subfuscous trite unbeauteous unlikable ill-favoured ill-favored not appealing unprepossessing fugly repulsive revolting displeasing frightful-looking awful-looking repellent horrible offensive gruesome horrid drab unshapely huckery deformed lacklustre nasty lackluster ghastly not pretty abominable gross grisly horrendous frightful beastly dreadful awful terrible disfigured foul repugnant as ugly as sin misshapen objectionable sickening short on looks loathsome plain-featured appalling distasteful shocking detestable ugly-looking nauseating not much to look at weird dire obnoxious nauseous plain-looking macabre terrifying grim horrific horrifying atrocious drack odious distressing no oil painting poor unflattering obscene abhorrent unnatural alarming unbecoming bestial deplorable stinking ill-suited unsuitable unsuited noisome distorted grotty malformed yucky abnormal God-awful freakish not beautiful repelling incongruous misproportioned bad-looking reptilian unpalatable freaky frightening wretched lurid nightmarish hateful unalluring harrowing depressing ordinary grody rancid noxious tremendous repellant fulsome evil scandalous bad hellacious sick-making disgustful festy loathly rubbish diabolical vulgar yucko not much for looks hard on the eyes plain as a pikestaff godawful abysmal godforsaken ill-fitting scuzzy ugly looking ordinary-looking hellish mutant miscreated fearsome shapeless teratoid fiendish animal mousy unaesthetic as plain as a pikestaff morbid disturbing grewsome terrific nightmare forbidding troubling disconcerting upsetting disquieting unseemly disheartening discouraging unnerving daunting dismaying pitiful icky serious lousy unsettling foreboding irksome worrying demoralizing perturbing bothersome discomforting raunchy from hell very unpleasant grungy gnarly odd bizarre discommoding unspeakable troublesome miserable like the back end of a bus fanciful strange outlandish fantastic hard-featured hard-favoured startling direful vexing discomposing pathetic dismal whimsical twisted onerous calamitous woeful mutilated gnarled mangled gut-wrenching demoralising shabby disastrous pitiable piteous abject sordid peculiar unsavoury off-putting base paltry rum execrable sorry rank fetid malodorous mephitic surrealistic uncanny surreal flamboyant aberrant absurd extreme antic queer laughable extravagant perverted eerie putrid skanky bogging foetid off-color rotten biting embarrassing invidious offending unsavory cutting opprobrious on the nose

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Suffering from anaemia
anemic anaemic pale bloodless colorless colourless pallid wan ashen sickly white chalk-white chalky feeble frail gray grey jaundiced milky pasty pasty-faced waxen weak drained drawn ghostly infirm peaky sallow sapped tired-looking whey-faced bleached characterless deathlike deathly enervated etiolated washed out white as a ghost white as a sheet like death warmed up unhealthy peaked unhealthy-looking ashy blanched paled mealy cadaverous lurid livid doughy wheyfaced peely-wally yellowish sickly-looking wabbit peakish bilious jaundiced-looking greenish-yellow yellow washed-out lymphatic muddy waxy whitish creamy faded snowy pearly alabaster ivory deathly pale ghastly light ashen-faced fair-skinned milk-white fair pinched neutral white-faced pale-faced as white as a sheet cream green haggard argent blond blonde corpse-like silvery fair-haired tow-headed tow-haired flaxen-haired snow-white as white as a ghost leaden spectral ghostlike light-skinned looking as if one has seen a ghost towheaded exsanguinous untarnished clouded opaque watery lacklustre lackluster cloudy discoloured light-coloured cream-coloured nacreous off-white listless depressed forceless worn low discolored ineffectual down ineffective light-complexioned anaemic-looking misty light-colored unpigmented undyed translucent opalescent lactescent lacteal lacteous opaline frosted peaches and cream snowy-white uncolored milky-white chalky-white transparent unpainted tintless clear natural achromic achromatic sick lily-white unstained waxlike

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Not suitable or appropriate in the circumstances
inapt unsuitable inappropriate improper inapposite unfit ill-suited incongruous indecorous infelicitous unbecoming unseemly amiss wrong unbefitting unfitting unprofessional malapropos ungentlemanly unladylike untoward ill-advised ill-considered ill-judged inadvisable inept inexpedient injudicious misguided regrettable unfortunate untimely awkward clumsy graceless ill-timed incompetent incorrect inopportune misplaced perverse slow stupid tactless tasteless unapt undue unhappy unsuited gauche ill-fitted inexpert lacking in propriety maladroit out of keeping out of place undesirable banal flat ill-adapted inadept inexperienced insipid jejune undexterous unfacile unhandy unmeet unproficient in bad taste in poor taste out of order unseasonable unacceptable unfavorable inconvenient unfavourable incompatible inapplicable discordant indelicate irregular inauspicious unwarranted discrepant mistimed unwelcome irrelevant unpropitious indecent disadvantageous badly timed troublesome erroneous inharmonious contrary illogical inadmissible uncalled-for adverse bad form unlucky unfitted contradictory imprudent uncomely absurd inaccurate bad ineligible extraneous odd unpredictable out-of-place dissonant inconsistent objectionable inapropos at odds undignified unqualified ominous indiscreet immodest detrimental false disproportionate threatening abnormal preposterous unworthy discreditable impolite uncouth ludicrous rough ungodly ill-chosen conflicting inadequate mismatched disparate out-of-season unpromising disconsonant irreconcilable bizarre inconsonant incoherent off-base malodorous unrelated shifting distorted jumbled rambling unconnected fantastic divergent uncoordinated unbalanced lopsided unavailing uneven alien foreign unintelligible twisted fitful beyond the pale gloomy out of the way unreasonable immaterial impolitic premature prejudicial calamitous negative early coarse unmannerly wayward uncontrollable inconducive incongruent impertinent rude disreputable counter harmful immoral rotten destructive disturbing difficult problematic jarring clashing fractious damaging harsh vulgar unfair insensitive unsatisfactory erring disagreeable poor unworthy of out of character shameful out of line crooked unpleasant discommodious disparaging opposed ill not germane dreadful not proper not good enough not suitable not designed ineligible for inadequate for unfitted for not designed for ill-adapted to not up to scratch unequipped for unprepared for unsuited to ill-suited to unsuitable for inappropriate to very bad diverse different at variance varying differing unmixable unwise misconceived uncalled for unequipped untactful out-of-the-way unconventional unsynchronized hasty incautious irrelative improprietous ridiculous meaningless pointless funny off-balance disappointing unrefined offensive intrusive misjudged not done illegitimate dishonest dishonourable corrupt unethical irrational wrong-headed unscrupulous misdirected not pertinent unhandsome tacky salacious unlovely off dishonorable unmatched dissident interfering senseless unprepared not up to snuff not qualified deplorable disgraceful crude cheap rowdy crass tawdry ruffian raffish inelegant not cricket against the rules unorthodox loose unvirtuous wanton ill-bred shameless faulty defective boorish churlish ill-mannered discourteous left-field foot-in-mouth way off uncivil shocking disobliging disobedient delinquent ornery unhealthy rebellious miscreant thrawn aberrant obstructive unhelpful mean awry ill-matched hostile mistaken confused unallowable imperfect adrift flawed astray out of its element forbidding terrible menacing invalid fallacious inefficient uncool useless ineffective unfriendly wretched inhospitable perilous direful foreboding grim sick foul unlawful haywire naughty prohibited precluded disallowed impermissible forbidden dire dangerous bleak not equal to no good not good enough for ill-fated worrying nasty ill-favored not acceptable unadmittable not allowable exceptionable censored unadmissible excluded barred banned unwanted unanticipated unexpected glitched up strange off-key ill-favoured unforeseen annoying disastrous unusual surprising unpredicted paradoxical ironic not in harmony in opposition incongruitous beside the point not appropriate willful intractable unmanageable unruly refractory headstrong incontrollable ungovernable wilful froward irritating recalcitrant bothersome precocious inimical vexatious sticking out a mile standing out a mile like a fish out of water disruptive misfortunate undisciplined unpliable hapless ill-starred stubborn star-crossed unyielding luckless indocile wild degrading base demeaning debasing ignoble ignominious scandalous lowering humiliating cheapening shaming belittling mortifying suggestive smutty outrageous inglorious risqué low infra dig contemptible uncomplimentary unceremonious off-colour obscene abject bawdy racy gross earthy filthy blue despicable vile lewd raunchy dirty impure licentious ribald Rabelaisian lascivious saucy raw X-rated fruity off colour off-color near the knuckle sorry lax beneath you lacking dignity unprincipled negligent sordid beneath your dignity shady dodgy forward unwholesome distasteful bold fresh cheeky brazen unsavoury incommodious seamy sleazy louche seedy shoddy trying testing tough challenging prohibitive unworthy of one beneath one's dignity infra indignitatem beneath one broad debased depraved degenerate low-minded spicy unprofitable discommoding abhorrent odious titillating pornographic sleazoid disgusting abominable trashy salty porny scurrilous profane stag gutter juicy unprintable squalid unsavory adult rogue devilish undeserving beneath reprehensible inexcusable gamy sly scabrous gamey rascally foul-mouthed low-down and dirty off-colored locker-room unforgivable unfitting to recreant valueless nothing blamable improper to unmerited no-good good-for-nothing pitiful no-account worthless derogative depreciative contemptuous denigratory slighting detractive scornful derogatory decrying pejorative derisory depreciatory deprecatory disdainful denigrative unbecoming to discrediting corrupting menial downgrading embarrassing bringing shame not deserving not worth out of place with out of character with not fit nudge-nudge barro unblushing bad-mannered brutish callow lowbred near the bone

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Strictly regulated
regimented controlled disciplined ordered organised organized strict orderly systematic uniform even neat tidy unchanging unvaried unvarying monotonous regulated strictly regulated systematised systematized unbroken regular restricted well-ordered well-organized closely controlled strictly controlled on a tight rein efficient effective rigid under control arranged structured steady consistent self-controlled well-arranged well thought-out in good shape methodical law-abiding precise all together businesslike in order shipshape peaceable well-behaved meticulous planned methodic coordinated well ordered methodized exact careful logical standardized well organized coherent fixed standardised together formal spick-and-span well-regulated supervised scrupulous systematical governed well-kept measured painstaking well regulated well thought out trim deliberate routine unified delimited practical clean classified formulated severe well planned in apple-pie order skillful directed skilful managed settled uncluttered punctilious correct spruce thorough prim kempt trig immaculate straightened out crisp tidied straight groomed snug smug bandbox antiseptic slick tricksy standard chipper well-groomed sorted out well kept analytical thoroughgoing fastidious in good order neat and tidy spick and span picked up by the book by the numbers complete shipshape and Bristol fashion to rights out-and-out joined-up as neat as a new pin well-maintained restrained reduced nonrandom harsh monitored spotless superintended integrated adapted set adjusted cohesive piloted administered Bristol fashion as fresh as paint in tip-top condition sensible in sync no-nonsense guided exacting rigorous reasonable consolidated collective professional ruled cooperative assimilated combined united harmonious correlated cataloged tabulated conscientious well run regimental framed alike rangé scientific set-up conventional negotiated contrived enforced grouped formed catalogued prearranged prepared workaday matter-of-fact organic competent in shape neat as button neat as pin heedful conscionable punctual fussy finicky demanding practised pragmatic sedulous diligent expeditious earnest practiced accomplished serious enterprising direct industrious concentrated purposeful intent