Definition of Lackluster

1. Adjective. Lacking brilliance or vitality. "A lusterless performance"

Exact synonyms: Lacklustre, Lusterless, Lustreless
Similar to: Dull



2. Adjective. Lacking luster or shine. "Lusterless hair"
Exact synonyms: Lacklustre, Lusterless, Lustreless
Similar to: Dull
Derivative terms: Lusterlessness, Lustrelessness

Definition of Lackluster

1. n. A want of luster.

Definition of Lackluster

1. Adjective. Lacking brilliance or intelligence ¹

2. Adjective. Having no shine or lustre; dull ¹

3. Adjective. Not exceptional; not worthy of special merit, attention, or interest; having no vitality ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lackluster

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lackluster

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lackered
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lackey
lackeyed
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lacklands
lackluster (current term)
lacklusterly
lacklusterness
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lacmus
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laconical
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laconicism

Literary usage of Lackluster

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1. First Aid Book (1993)
"Shallow, irregular, labored breathing Pupils dilated Eyes dull and lackluster Cyanosis (late stages of shock) FACE - PALE, DAZED LOOK EYES - DULL, ..."

2. The First Reader by William Torrey Harris (1902)
"Explain knoll, skulked, grizzled, jerkin, alacrity, transient, amphitheater, doublets, hanger, uncouth, lackluster, flagons, " eyes swam in his head. ..."

3. The Fifth Reader by William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey, Henry David Thoreau (1879)
"Explain knoll, skulked, grizzled, jerkin, alacrity, transient, amphi theater, doublets, hanger, uncouth, lackluster, flagons, " eyes swam in his head. ..."

4. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Referring to the eyes: bleary, bleared, cloudy, blurred, dimmed, lackluster, dull. blear, vt & i. dull, blur, cloud, dim. bleat, vi & n. cry (contextual), ..."

5. Defense Conversion: Redirecting R&D by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"The reasons for the current lackluster R&D record in the United States reflect several factors. Declines in military R&D have certainly affected the ..."

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