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English adjective: subdued

1. subdued in a softened tone


SamplesHushed voices.
Muted trumpets.
A subdued whisper.
A quiet reprimand.


Synonymshushed, muted, quiet


Similarsoft


Antonymsloud

2. subdued restrained in style or quality


SamplesA little masterpiece of low-keyed eloquence.


Synonymslow-key, low-keyed


Similarrestrained


Antonymsunrestrained

3. subdued quieted and brought under control


SamplesChildren were subdued and silent.


Similartame


Antonymswild

4. subdued not brilliant or glaring


SamplesThe moon cast soft shadows.
Soft pastel colors.
Subdued lighting.


Synonymssoft


Similardull


Antonymsbright

5. subdued lacking in light; not bright or harsh


SamplesA dim light beside the bed.
Subdued lights and soft music.


Synonymsdim


Similardark


Antonymslight









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