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subdued

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adjective sub·dued \-ˈdüd, -ˈdyüd\

Simple Definition of subdued

  • : not strong, loud, intense, etc.

Full Definition of subdued

  1. :  lacking in vitality, intensity, or strength <subdued colors>

sub·dued·ly play \-ˈdü(-ə)d-lē, -ˈdyü(-ə)d-\ adverb

Examples of subdued

  1. She spoke in a subdued voice.

  2. The color in the lobby is subdued.



1796

First Known Use of subdued

1796


SUBDUED Defined for Kids

subdued

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adjective sub·dued \səb-ˈdüd, -ˈdyüd\

Definition of subdued

  1. :  lacking in liveliness, intensity, or strength <a subdued voice>





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