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hushed

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 free from disturbing noise or uproar
  • entered the hushed interior of the Gothic church

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2 free from storms or physical disturbance
  • the hushed lake was smooth as glass the morning after the storm

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3 mostly or entirely without sound
  • a hushed sickroom

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hushed

verb
past tense of hush

Synonyms & Antonyms of hushed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to become still and orderly
  • the whole room hushed when the queen made her entrance

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2 to stop talking
  • the principal asked the children to hush and pay attention during the ceremony

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3 to stop the noise or speech of
  • he tried to hush the baby by making a lot of silly faces

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“Hushed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hushed. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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