What does subdued mean?

Definitions for subduedsəbˈdud, -ˈdyud

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word subdued.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hushed, muted, subdued, quiet(adj)

    in a softened tone

    "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"

  2. low-key, low-keyed, subdued(adj)

    restrained in style or quality

    "a little masterpiece of low-keyed eloquence"

  3. subdued(adj)

    quieted and brought under control

    "children were subdued and silent"

  4. soft, subdued(adj)

    not brilliant or glaring

    "the moon cast soft shadows"; "soft pastel colors"; "subdued lighting"

  5. dim, subdued(adj)

    lacking in light; not bright or harsh

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

Wiktionary

  1. subdued(Adjective)

    Conquered; overpowered; crushed; submissive; mild.

    he is subdued after the disagreement last night.

  2. subdued(Adjective)

    Not glaring in color; soft and light in tone.

    the colour scheme used for this room is subdued.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subdued

    of Subdue

  2. Subdued(adj)

    conquered; overpowered; crushed; submissive; mild

  3. Subdued(adj)

    not glaring in color; soft in tone

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subdued in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subdued in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Washington Irving:

    Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them.

  2. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.

  3. Chen Zhizhong:

    The reaction in Hong Kong to the premier's remarks is much more subdued, as the main theme here is the strengthening U.S. dollar.

  4. Washington Irving:

    Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.

  5. David Hensley:

    The growth of manufacturing output remained subdued during the second quarter, with the rates of increase in new business and output slipping to their lowest since the first half of 2013.

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