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Synonyms for subdued
səbˈdud, -ˈdyud

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

    in a softened tone

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

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

    Antonyms:
    wild, loud, light, unrestrained, bright

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

    restrained in style or quality

    "a little masterpiece of low-keyed eloquence"

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

    Antonyms:
    wild, unrestrained, light, loud, bright

  3. subdued(adj)

    quieted and brought under control

    "children were subdued and silent"

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

    Antonyms:
    unrestrained, loud, light, bright, wild

  4. soft, subdued(adj)

    not brilliant or glaring

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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    bright, wild, loud, light, unrestrained

  5. dim, subdued(adj)

    lacking in light; not bright or harsh

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

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

    Antonyms:
    loud, light, bright, wild, unrestrained

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. subdued(a)

    Synonyms:
    vanquished, conquered, submissive, tame

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How to use subdued in a sentence?

  1. The Economy Ministry:

    Given a subdued development in incoming orders, a rather moderate upward development in the industrial sector is to be expected in the coming months.

  2. 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.

  3. Benjamin Lu:

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

  4. John Chambers:

    Given the economic downturn, we didn't want to throw a lavish party this year, i think people were expecting something more subdued in this environment, so we thought it was more effective to donate instead.

  5. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

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


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