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Meaning of subdued

sub•dued

Pronunciation: (sub-dd', -dyd'), [key]
— adj.
  1. quiet; inhibited; repressed; controlled: After the argument he was much more subdued.
  2. lowered in intensity or strength; reduced in fullness of tone, as a color or voice; muted: subdued light; wallpaper in subdued greens.
  3. (of land) not marked by any striking features, as mountains or cliffs: a subdued landscape.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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