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Definition of the adjective subdued

What does subdued mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more subdued / most subdued

  1. in a softened tone
  2. restrained in style or quality
  3. quieted and brought under control
    • example: children were subdued and silent
    • similar: tame
  4. not brilliant or glaring
    • example: subdued lighting
    • synonym of subdued: soft
    • similar: dull
  5. lacking in light; not bright or harsh
    • example: subdued lights and soft music
    • synonym of subdued: dim
    • similar: dark

Alternative definition of the adjective subdued

adjective

  1. Conquered; overpowered; crushed; submissive; mild.
  2. Not glaring in color; soft and light in tone.

Definition of the verb subdued

What does subdued mean as a doing word?

verb

  1. past of subdue

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for subdued

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Google previewA Dictionary in Sanscrit and English; Translated, Amended and Enlarged from an Original Compilation, Prepared by Learned Natives for the College of for William. 2. Ed (1832)

by Horace Hayman Wilson

Conquered, subdued, surpassed, overcome. m. (-H.) One of the attendants upon a Jina or Jaina saint. E. for to conquer, aff. W. form offin m. (-fo:) The fist doubled. to shine, off aff. forwartfirst msn. (-it-firit-fit) Victorious. e. fan conquered, ...

Google previewA Dictionary in Sanscrit and English (1832)

by Horace Hayman Wilson

Conquered, subdued, surpassed, overcome. m. (-'6:) One of the attendants upon a Jim: or Jaina saint. 1;. full to conquer, afi'. fl. fismqwfsr m.

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

The Armenians were afterwards subdued by the Medes, to whom they were made tributaries by Astyages. During its subjection to the Persians, it was reduced to the form of a province, and its rulers were prefects appointed by the Persian ...

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No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline. (Seneca)
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Scrabble value of S1U1B3D2U1E1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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