in a softened tone;
"a subdued whisper"
"a quiet reprimand"
restrained in style or quality;
"a little masterpiece of low-keyed eloquence"
quieted and brought under control;
"children were subdued and silent"
not brilliant or glaring;
"the moon cast soft shadows"
"soft pastel colors"
lacking in light; not bright or harsh;
"a dim light beside the bed"
"subdued lights and soft music"
- The subdued moonlit glare helps to bring out more of the lunar landscape.
- calm drivers get wound up by subdued, low-key voices that don't vary in pitch.
- There is a subdued atmosphere in the school at exam time.
Millie had been of late..more subdued, less boisterous.出自： I. Murdoch
The subdued..surroundings of this elegant French restaurant soothe patrons.出自：San Diego
Simple dressingsunderstated yet strong clothes in subdued colors.出自：L.A. Style