Definitions for subdued

Definitions for (adj) subdued

Main entry: dim, subdued

Definition: lacking in light; not bright or harsh

Usage: a dim light beside the bed; subdued lights and soft music

Main entry: soft, subdued

Definition: not brilliant or glaring

Usage: the moon cast soft shadows; soft pastel colors; subdued lighting

Main entry: quiet, muted, hushed, subdued

Definition: in a softened tone

Usage: hushed voices; muted trumpets; a subdued whisper; a quiet reprimand

Main entry: low-key, low-keyed, subdued

Definition: restrained in style or quality

Usage: a little masterpiece of low-keyed eloquence

Main entry: subdued

Definition: quieted and brought under control

Usage: children were subdued and silent

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