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
The 28-year-old designer’s aversion to anything other than a neutral palette is also impeccably played out in her wardrobe—a succession of muted Hermès, Christophe Lemaire, Céline and Dior looks shopped straight off the runway.
In muted form, more moderate Republicans are already echoing the Fox line that the investigation is tainted.
Officials didn’t project more interest-rate increases or higher inflation because price pressures have been surprisingly muted this year.
The Irish capital Dublin has rescinded an honorary title from Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, amid international outcry over her muted response to the ethnic cleansing of Muslim Rohingyas in her country’s West.
The muted production brings the sensual heat of the desert, and drum machines and orchestral undertones bring a cinematic grandeur.
And while the 60-inch screen mounted in the dining room may be muted during meetings, Trump reportedly keeps an eye on scrolling headlines. 2.
Investors should at least take into consideration that Wall Street forecasting has been muted compared to the real world gains that have been seen.
Right after speaking with McFarland, Flynn spoke by phone to Kislyak, encouraging a muted response that didn't escalate the matter.
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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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