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
But the criticism of James was more muted this time around.
The brutishness here is more muted than in its predecessor, though there’s no shortage of people getting blammed with automatic weapons, if that’s your thing.
Sounds are more muted these days because there are too many of them, every utterance equally weighted and demanding of us total comprehension.
Hierro's praise for his players' performance was rather muted.
Then, during song performance numbers, a performer takes to the stage to sing their rendition of the familiar tune (while the film’s audio is muted).
The aisles were refreshingly free and autograph lined muted.
The bishop's passionate sermon on the theme of love, studded with quotes from the bible, Martin Luther King Jr and African-American spirituals, was a contrast to the more solemn and muted Anglican style the royal family is used to.
Indeed, the reaction of neighboring Arab countries in recent months has been fairly muted.
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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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