Subdued in a sentence as an adjective

"They couldn't have subdued him by slashing him.

My only quibble is that the site name could be a bit more subdued on some of those posters.

The shoe bomber was on the plane with the bomb when he was subdued by fellow passengers.

Metzger's post is much more subdued and interesting.

Once information is out there, it cannot be subdued again.

The great program is subdued, made simple in its complexity."...

I've heard of dozens of rumors of rape that were allegedly subdued over the last few years.

Maybe that is why it doesn't seem so bad because to a Red/Green colorblind person the colors are more subdued.

The least distracting seemed to be hyperlinks in a somewhat subdued but still accessible style.

Maybe a subdued IPO market will mean this time it'll be more like a boom period, and not another bubble getting ready to burst.

Even if they opened all the taps and pushed forward more aggressively to bring more on line it would have a much more subdued effect than in the past.

Throughout 1980-90s, computer monitors were beige, and that was considered to be a classy, neutral, subdued color that works with any content, just like black is considered today.

I believe it because my food bill has increased approximately 50% in 3 years and gas prices are at the same level as during the bubble in 2008 but with a much more subdued economy.

I was kind of hoping Dorsey coming back to Twitter would have put an end to or at least subdued their hostility to their developer community, but it doesn't appear to be the case.

>under Massachusetts law, the potential sentence that Swartz faced was more than the maximum sentence given to a rapist who has subdued his victim with a threat of physical force, namely 20 years.

A very endearing sight, I'm sure you will agree, and even as I watched, the mother otter dived into the water and came up with a plump salmon, which she subdued and dragged onto a half-submerged log.

Objectively speaking, the German reaction to the spying scandal is rather subdued and our parliamentary control of intelligence services is laughable.

Subdued definitions


in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"

See also: hushed muted quiet


restrained in style or quality; "a little masterpiece of low-keyed eloquence"

See also: low-key low-keyed


quieted and brought under control; "children were subdued and silent"


not brilliant or glaring; "the moon cast soft shadows"; "soft pastel colors"; "subdued lighting"

See also: soft


lacking in light; not bright or harsh; "a dim light beside the bed"; "subdued lights and soft music"