Definition of subdued
: lacking in vitality, intensity, or strength subdued colors
subduedlyplay \-ˈdü(-ə)d-lē, -ˈdyü(-ə)d-\ adverb
Examples of subdued in a Sentence
She spoke in a subdued voice.
The color in the lobby is subdued.
First Known Use of subdued
SUBDUED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of subdued for English Language Learners
: not strong, loud, intense, etc.
SUBDUED Defined for Kids
Definition of subdued for Students
: lacking in liveliness, intensity, or strength a subdued voice
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