What is the opposite of bright?

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Adjective
Opposite of giving off or reflecting light
“The battery was weak and the torch had become dim.”
Adjective
Opposite of filled with light
“The basement was dark and devoid of light.”
Adjective
(of the weather) Opposite of sunny and cloudless
“The day was cloudy, chilly and less than ideal for a day at the park.”
Adjective
(of color) Opposite of vivid and bold
“The artist had a penchant for using dull colors to play down the texture and tone of his subject matter.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a vivid color
“The workers at the fast food outlet dressed in the same plain uniform every day.”
Adjective
(of sound) Opposite of clear and vibrant, typically high-pitched
“He spoke in a soft voice that could barely be heard.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a clear and quick intellect
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“George was an unintelligent child who would constantly make poor choices in life.”
Adjective
Opposite of in good spirits
“Ralph felt depressed after Lisa rejected his advances.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing happiness or cheer by its nature or appearance
“She listened to the depressing song and immediately felt worse.”
Adjective
(of one's future) Opposite of likely to be successful or prosperous
“The economy was on a downturn and the country's future looked bleak.”
Adjective
Opposite of displaying what is likely to develop in a desirable or successful way
“All he has shown thus far is that he will be a questionable asset to this company.”
Adjective
Opposite of using one's wits to solve a problem
“He was helpless and could not figure out how to get himself out of the mess he was in.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a constructive or productive feeling
“As a result of their unproductive response, we were unable to attain the information required to proceed.”
Adjective
Opposite of brightly colored
“The village houses are done up in pale gray and mauve and preside over lawns so neat and green they look like carpeting.”
Adjective
Opposite of deft, dexterous, or skillful
Adjective
(of a smooth surface) Opposite of reflecting light, typically because very clean or polished
Adverb
Opposite of in a visually dazzling or luminous manner
“The room was darkly lit and the amorphous silhouettes littered about in the shadows made it claustrophobic.”
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