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hushed

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hushed

  1. 1 free from disturbing noise or uproar entered the hushed interior of the Gothic church Synonyms arcadian, calm, quiet, peaceful, placid, restful, serene, still, stilly, tranquilRelated Words noiseless, silent, soundless; mute, speechless, wordless; dead, motionless, quiescent; muffled, muted, quieted; dull, gentle, low, soft; ultraquietNear Antonyms crazy, tempestuous, wild; blaring, blasting, booming, earsplitting, piercing, roaring, thundering, thunderousAntonyms boisterous, clamorous, clattery, deafening, loud, noisy, raucous, rip-roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy, tumultuous, unquiet, uproarious, woolly (also wooly)

  2. 2 free from storms or physical disturbance the hushed lake was smooth as glass the morning after the storm Synonyms halcyon, calm, lown [dialect], peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, still, stilly, tranquil, untroubledRelated Words balmy, clement, equable, gentle, mild, moderate, temperate; clear, cloudless, fair, rainless, sunny, sunshiny, windlessNear Antonyms blizzardy (also blizzardly), blustery, squally, windy; extreme, foul, intemperate, nasty, severeAntonyms agitated, angry, inclement, restless, rough, stormy, tempestuous, turbulent, unquiet, unsettled

  3. 3 mostly or entirely without sound a hushed sickroom Synonyms silent, muted, noiseless, quiet, quieted, soundless, still, stillyRelated Words calm, peaceable, peaceful, serene, tranquilNear Antonyms boisterous, clamorous, clangorous, clattering, clattery, raucous, rip-roaring, roaring, roistering, tumultuousAntonyms noisy, rackety, unquiet, uproarious

  4. 4 not known or meant to be known by the general populace hushed negotiations between the two countries Synonyms behind-the-scenes, confidential, esoteric, private, hush-hush, inside, intimate, nonpublic, privy, secretRelated Words classified, restricted, top secret; silent, unadvertised, unannounced, undisclosed, unmentioned, unsaid, untold; clandestine, closet, collusive, conspiratorial, covert; furtive, hugger-mugger, occult, sneak, sneaking, sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underground, underhand, underhanded; personal; closeted, concealed, hidden; repressed, silenced, stifled, suppressed; backstage, offscreen, offstageNear Antonyms well-known; advertised, aired, announced, blazed, broadcast, declared, disclosed, divulged, enunciated, heralded, proclaimed, professed, promulgated, publicized, published, reported, spotlighted; general, popular, prevailing, vulgar; current, prevalent, rife, widespread; communal, sharedAntonyms common, open, public


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