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Meaning of SUBDUED

Pronunciation:  sub'dood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lacking in light; not bright or harsh; "a dim light beside the bed"; "subdued lights and soft music"
  2. [adj]  overpowered and subjugated as by military force
  3. [adj]  in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"
  4. [adj]  restrained in style or quality; "a little masterpiece of low-keyed eloquence"
  5. [adj]  quieted and brought under control; "children were subdued and silent"
 

SUBDUED is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: dark, dim, hushed, low-key, low-keyed, muted, quiet, restrained, soft, tame
 
 Antonyms: unsubdued
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sub*dued"\, a.
1. Conquered; overpowered; crushed; submissive; mild.

2. Not glaring in color; soft in tone.

 

 

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