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Synonyms for subdued
səbˈdud, -ˈdyudsub·dued

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  1. hushed, muted, subdued, quietadjective

    in a softened tone

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

    smooth, low-key, dull, dim, placid, hushed, restrained, muted, tranquil, soft, still, unruffled, quiet, low-keyed, muffled, softened

    wild, loud, light, unrestrained, bright

  2. low-key, low-keyed, subduedadjective

    restrained in style or quality

    "a little masterpiece of low-keyed eloquence"

    low-key, hushed, soft, low-keyed, dim, muted, quiet

    wild, unrestrained, light, loud, bright

  3. subduedadjective

    quieted and brought under control

    "children were subdued and silent"

    muted, low-keyed, low-key, quiet, hushed, soft, dim

    unrestrained, loud, light, bright, wild

  4. soft, subduedadjective

    not brilliant or glaring

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

    cushy, indulgent, low-key, hushed, mild, piano, balmy, dim, easy, voiced, soft, delicate, quiet, flabby, lenient, diffuse, flaccid, muted, low-keyed, gentle, sonant, easygoing, diffused

    bright, wild, loud, light, unrestrained

  5. dim, subduedadjective

    lacking in light; not bright or harsh

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

    dull, low-key, hushed, dumb, dense, dim, muted, soft, dimmed, black, quiet, vague, low-keyed, faint, wispy, obtuse, shadowy, bleak, slow

    loud, light, bright, wild, unrestrained

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. subduedadjective

    vanquished, conquered, submissive, tame

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  1. 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.

  2. Caroline Bain:

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

  3. Vecernji List:

    The win was celebrated throughout Croatia after a fairytale performance which shattered Messi's Argentina to pieces, while Messi was totally subdued, Modric played like a wizard and deserved all the plaudits.

  4. Yujiro Goto:

    Rate hike expectations for June have disappeared. And while the focus has shifted to July, we expect the dollar to be rather subdued this week, with not much of economic data out of the U.S..

  5. Chen Zhizhong:

    The problem with this market is that there's no fresh money flowing in, the MSCI move could affect Hong Kong stocks negatively; foreign interest in Hong Kong stocks is subdued by an expected Fed rate hike later this year; and mainland investors are looking on the sidelines amid political uncertainty.

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