What is the opposite of brilliant?

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(bad) Opposite of exceptional for its kind
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“Adrian showed up to training in bad shape after returning from his travels abroad.”
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(normal) Opposite of exceptional for its kind
“He's just a normal young boy behaving as any normal young boy would.”
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Opposite of exceptionally clever or talented
“I have a stupid cat, but I still love him.”
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Opposite of illuminating or reflecting light
“Nathan Drake decided to venture into the dark cavern by himself.”
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(of a color) Opposite of both bright and saturated
“Cars of the dark metallic variety are my favorite.”
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Opposite of showy, bold or audacious in behavior or appearance
“She dressed in a rather inconspicuous manner for the Red Carpet event.”
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(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.”
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Opposite of deserving of the highest esteem or admiration
“This story is sordid and shameful, and everyone who was involved in producing it should be ashamed of themselves.”
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Opposite of displaying a creative streak for a given activity
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Opposite of very showy or ornamented, now especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner
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Opposite of having or involving a great deal of knowledge or skill in a particular area
“In inexpert hands, inappropriate investigation often takes precedence.”
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Opposite of involving the use of innovation or imagination during the process of creation
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Opposite of funny and clever
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Opposite of bright with sunlight
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Opposite of brief, sudden
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