What does subdued mean?

Definitions for subdued
səbˈdud, -ˈdyudsub·dued

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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

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How to say subdued in sign language?

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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. Caroline Bain:

    The demand side is quite subdued, although there are some early indications that the electronic sector could be picking up.

  2. Washington Irving:

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

  3. Shusuke Yamada:

    Moderate job growth and subdued inflation in the United States is a positive for stocks.

  4. Ryan Ykoruk:

    Instead of flailing away, he was quiet and subdued, and gave them hugs and shook their hands. He demonstrated exactly what the kids needed.

  5. Ioan Smith:

    Weakness in China's economy isn't new ... but China's reaction function seems limited at this stage. They have to focus on weakening the currency, rather than adopting the massive stimulus that some might hope and pray for, we may see subdued commodity prices and therefore continued weakness in the commodity-related names.

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