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Synonyms 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"

    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, subduedadjective

    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. subduedadjective

    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, subduedadjective

    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, subduedadjective

    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. subduedadjective

    Synonyms:
    vanquished, conquered, submissive, tame

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How to use subdued in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Karen Ward:

    Oil is a game-changer, as inflation picks up the fear of getting into a Japan-style deflation rut will recede. But underlying growth is still fairly subdued so this rise in oil price won't be leading to any rampant inflationary pressure.

  3. David Hensley:

    The growth of manufacturing output remained subdued during the second quarter, with the rates of increase in new business and output slipping to their lowest since the first half of 2013.

  4. Sachin Mohindra:

    Oil prices will continue to hold sway over investor sentiment over the next few months. Consequently, we expect sentiment to remain subdued with a negative bias in the first half.

  5. Chen Zhizhong:

    The reaction in Hong Kong to the premier's remarks is much more subdued, as the main theme here is the strengthening U.S. dollar.


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