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
Then, three songs into a lengthy set at the Paramount, one muted spotlight lit him, yet with fewer lumens than a car headlight.
Market reaction to the news was muted, given broad expectations that Powell would be the pick.
The industrials grinds and thumps were muted, too slick even by New Order's standards, and the haunting builds of the keys sanitized.
That’s why even with muted economic growth, stocks are trading at a historically high 22 times the past year’s earnings.
And the backlash, while muted as Monday dawned and indictments broke over Washington, is going to be fierce.
The five new shades have perfectly seasonal names: Libra (light, almost white pink), Autumn (a muted coral), Butternut (guess), Hazel (also guess), and Wicked (almost a royal purple).
There’s one for everyone, from an intense hot pink to a muted pinkish nude.
The celebration didn't meet with the approval of Texans coach Bill O'Brien, who preferred a more muted, and safer approach.
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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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