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Definitions for subdued
səbˈdud, -ˈdyudsub·dued

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hushed, muted, subdued, quietadjective

    in a softened tone

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

  2. low-key, low-keyed, subduedadjective

    restrained in style or quality

    "a little masterpiece of low-keyed eloquence"

  3. subduedadjective

    quieted and brought under control

    "children were subdued and silent"

  4. soft, subduedadjective

    not brilliant or glaring

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

  5. dim, subduedadjective

    lacking in light; not bright or harsh

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

Wiktionary

  1. subduedadjective

    Conquered; overpowered; crushed; submissive; mild.

    he is subdued after the disagreement last night.

  2. subduedadjective

    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. Subduedadjective

    conquered; overpowered; crushed; submissive; mild

  3. Subduedadjective

    not glaring in color; soft in tone

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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

Examples of subdued in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin Lu:

    Rising U.S. shale production levels, subdued global economic momentum and existing trade uncertainties will cap bullish gains for crude oil futures.

  2. John Daly:

    I drove it well, hit irons well, it was one of those rounds. I have five gimmes for birdies, made a couple of par putts. I was never in any trouble. I can't remember any day when Pebble was so subdued. The whole course looked like a postcard. Ever since I've been a pro, I've never seen it look that pretty.

  3. Gregory Whiteley:

    The fall in inflation expectations is genuine, reflecting falling commodity prices - especially in energy, (with) dollar strength restraining import prices - and ongoing subdued wage growth, the long TIPS trades have been losers all year.

  4. Tim Durbin:

    People here like proof and anything less than that is suspect, there would certainly be lots of talk about him after he left, but the talk would be subdued and the laughter would be gentle.

  5. Washington Irving:

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

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