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
Housing demand weakened more than expected in April, and while manufacturing gauges remain firm, a series of reports on inflation continue to show corporate pricing power is muted.
Once the setting shifts to Europe, though, the film provides nothing but muted grays and somber, smoggy scenery.
The new one is more present and alive, the 2009 version is muted and the stereo imaging lacks depth.
The clamor, however, is more muted for the opening of a 91,000-square-foot events center west of the amusement park.
Mondrian started out here as a naturalistic painter of Dutch landscapes, working to capture the town’s pastoral outskirts, often including farmers and their animals, in subdued color and muted light.
And some of the initial reaction to Comey’s firing was unexpectedly muted.
Internet merchants may be on track to rake in significantly higher sales this holiday season, but forecasts for traditional retailers are more muted.
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First Known Use of muted
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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