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The synonyms of “Lackluster” are: lacklustre, lusterless, lustreless
Lackluster as an Adjective
Definitions of "Lackluster" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “lackluster” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Lacking brilliance or vitality.
- Lacking luster or shine.
Synonyms of "Lackluster" as an adjective (3 Words)
|lacklustre||(of the hair or the eyes) not shining; dull.|
The conditioner will revitalize lacklustre hair.
|lusterless||Lacking brilliance or vitality.|
A lusterless performance.
|lustreless||Not bright or shiny; dull.|
Her uncombed lustreless black hair.
Usage Examples of "Lackluster" as an adjective
- Staring with lackluster eyes.
- A dull lackluster life.
Associations of "Lackluster" (30 Words)
|banal||Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse.|
Songs with banal repeated words.
|banality||The fact or condition of being banal; unoriginality.|
There is an essential banality to the story he tells.
|bland||Smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication.|
His expression was bland and unreadable.
|bore||A gun of a specified bore.|
His eyes bored into hers.
|bored||Feeling weary and impatient because one is unoccupied or lacks interest in one’s current activity.|
She s bored out of her mind.
|boring||The act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum.|
A boring evening with uninteresting people.
|bromide||A sedative preparation containing potassium bromide.|
Feel good bromides create the illusion of problem solving.
|cliche||A trite or obvious remark.|
|commonplace||A notable passage in a work copied into a commonplace book.|
Bombing has become almost a commonplace of public life there.
|dull||Make dull in appearance.|
Dull silver badly in need of a polish.
|ennui||A feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement.|
He succumbed to ennui and despair.
|fatigue||Extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness.|
After watching TV with her husband she had a bad case of football fatigue.
|featureless||Lacking distinctive attributes or aspects.|
The featureless landscape of the steppe.
|hackneyed||(of a phrase or idea) having been overused; unoriginal and trite.|
Hackneyed old sayings.
|humdrum||Lacking excitement or variety; boringly monotonous.|
Humdrum routine work.
|insipid||Lacking flavour; weak or tasteless.|
Mugs of insipid coffee.
An irksome journey.
|mediocre||Poor to middling in quality.|
There have been good and mediocre and bad artists.
|mediocrity||The quality or state of being mediocre.|
The team suddenly came good after years of mediocrity.
|monotonous||(of a sound or utterance) lacking in variation in tone or pitch.|
Nothing is so monotonous as the sea.
|monotony||Lack of variety and interest; tedious repetition and routine.|
You can become resigned to the monotony of captivity.
|nondescript||A nondescript person or thing.|
She lived in a nondescript suburban apartment block.
|platitude||A trite or obvious remark.|
She began uttering liberal platitudes.
|ponderous||Slow and laborious because of weight.|
A ponderous stone.
A prosaic and unimaginative essay.
|tedious||So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.|
Tedious days on the train.
|tiresome||Causing one to feel bored or annoyed.|
Weeding is a tiresome but essential job.
|uninteresting||Arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement.|
A very uninteresting account of her trip.
|vapid||Lacking taste or flavor or tang.|
|wearisome||Causing one to feel tired or bored.|
They insisted on his presence at wearisome musical soir es.