Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: flat
Function: adjective
Text: 1 being neither more nor less than a certain amount, number, or extent <industrial growth has been a flat two percent for each of the last four quarters> -- see EVEN 1
2 causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest <a flat portrayal of Benjamin Franklin in the new TV series> -- see BORING
3 having a surface without bends, breaks, or irregularities <preferred riding her bike on a flat road> -- see LEVEL
4 having been established and usually not subject to change <charged a flat rate for overseas calls> -- see FIXED 1
5 having no exceptions or restrictions <a flat denial of the charges> -- see ABSOLUTE 2
6 lacking a surface luster or gloss <flat paint for the interior walls> -- see MATTE
7 lacking in qualities that make for spirit and character <a flat and dull person> -- see WISHY-WASHY 1
8 lacking in taste or flavor <this dish tastes a little flat> -- see INSIPID 1