drab vs dull: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: drab or dull

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drab
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drabnoun

a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown

drabadjective

lacking brightness or color; dull

drabadjective

causing dejection

drabadjective

of a light brownish green color

drabadjective

lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise

dulladjective

darkened with overcast

dullverb

make numb or insensitive

dullverb

become less interesting or attractive

dulladjective

so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

dulladjective

slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity

dulladjective

being or made softer or less loud or clear

dullverb

deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

dulladjective

not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft

dullverb

make dull or blunt

dulladjective

(of business) not active or brisk

dullverb

become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness

dulladjective

blunted in responsiveness or sensibility

dulladjective

emitting or reflecting very little light

dulladjective

lacking in liveliness or animation

dullverb

make dull in appearance

dullverb

make less lively or vigorous

dulladjective

not having a sharp edge or point

dulladjective

not keenly felt

dulladjective

(of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted

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