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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dull, muffled, muted, softened(adj)

    being or made softer or less loud or clear

    "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets"

    Synonyms:
    thudding, dim, wearisome, quiet, dense, muted, boring, dumb, leaden, tedious, slow, sluggish, obtuse, deadening, subdued, tiresome, ho-hum, irksome, hushed, dull, softened

    Antonyms:
    bare, loud

  2. muffled(adj)

    wrapped up especially for protection or secrecy

    "children muffled almost to the eyebrows"

    Synonyms:
    muted, softened, dull

    Antonyms:
    bare, loud

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  1. List of paraphrases for "muffled":

    deaf, smothered

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How to use muffled in a sentence?

  1. Billy Sawyer:

    I started yelling and Michelle yelled back, very faintly, and it was muffled -- 'Help me! Help me!'.

  2. Davide Capello:

    At some point I heard a muffled sound... I saw the cars in front of me going [ down ]. I felt the asphalt was gone and I found Davide Capello going down in my car... I thought that it would be the end, that I was going to die, then my car stopped, there wasn't a head-on crash, so it got embedded somewhere.

  3. Ed Walton:

    we heard a muffled boom

  4. Alan Moore:

    It was Kovacs who said "Mother" then, muffled under latex. It was Kovacs who closed his eyes. It was Rorschach who opened them again.

  5. Leo C. Rosten:

    In the dark colony of night, when I consider man's magnificent capacity for malice, madness, folly, envy, rage, and destructiveness, and I wonder whether we shall not end up as breakfast for newts and polyps, I seem to hear the muffled cries of all the words in all the books with covers closed.

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