What is the opposite of bright?

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Adjective
Opposite for giving off or reflecting light
“The battery was weak and the torch had become dim.”
Adjective
Opposite for filled with light
“The basement was dark and devoid of light.”
Adjective
(of the weather) Opposite for sunny and cloudless
“The day was cloudy, chilly and less than ideal for a day at the park.”
Adjective
(of color) Opposite for 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 for having a vivid colour
“The workers at the fast food outlet dressed in the same plain uniform everyday.”
Adjective
(of sound) Opposite for clear and vibrant, typically high-pitched
“He spoke in a soft voice that could barely be heard.”
Adjective
Opposite for having a clear and quick intellect
“George was an unintelligent child who would constantly make poor choices in life.”
Adjective
Opposite for in good spirits
“Ralph felt depressed after Lisa rejected his advances.”
Adjective
Opposite for serving to lift one's spirits
“She listened to the depressing song and immediately felt worse.”
Adjective
(of one's future) Opposite for likely to be successful or prosperous
“The economy was on a downturn and the country's future looked bleak.”
Adverb
Opposite for 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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