Examples of muted in a Sentence
The artist chose colors that are dark and muted.
the muted sound of a distant trumpet
The government chose a more muted response to the threat.
Their proposal has drawn a muted reaction from most observers.
Recent Examples of muted from the Web
Available at Ulta.com and Maybelline.com beginning at midnight tonight, the four-piece collection is a muted range of coppers, golds, and purples, curated and pigment-tested by Mitchell.
China on Saturday condemned the latest test while calling for restraint from all parties, a muted reaction to Pyongyang’s progress on an ICBM capable of hitting the U.S. mainland.
LUXURY MEETS COMFORT Soft gray hues lighten up the master bedroom for a sense of calm while muted gold tones infuse an opulence into the space.
They are dressed in muted, vaguely psychedelic garb, ascots and striped trousers.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Friday in muted trading after the European Central Bank announced no changes to its stimulus policies.
These types of forfeitures amounted to a small total of assets seized by federal authorities, so the overall impact on forfeiture practices was relatively muted.
With an inventory of hemp rugs, yak-wool throws, and meditation cushions in muted neutral shades, the store is a visual representation of the understated lifestyle.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level remained muted in June.
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First Known Use of muted
Synonymshushed, silent, noiseless, quiet, quieted, soundless, still, stilly
Antonymsnoisy, rackety, unquiet, uproarious
Related Wordscalm, peaceable, peaceful, serene, tranquil
Near Antonymsboisterous, clamorous, clangorous, clattering, clattery, raucous, rip-roaring, roaring, roistering, tumultuous
MUTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of muted for English Language Learners
: soft in color : not bright
: soft or quiet in sound : quieter than usual
: not done or expressed in a strong, forceful, or excited way
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