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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

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  1. subduedadjective

    vanquished, conquered, submissive, tame

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  1. 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.

  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. Jean Rostand:

    Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.

  4. 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.

  5. John Daly:

    I drove it well, hit irons well, it was one of those rounds. I have five gimmes for birdies, made a couple of par putts. I was never in any trouble. I can't remember any day when Pebble was so subdued. The whole course looked like a postcard. Ever since I've been a pro, I've never seen it look that pretty.

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