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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A disposition to be patient and long suffering; The property of lights or sounds that lack brilliance or are reduced in intensity.

Usage examples (3)
  • Adjective : After the argument he was much more subdued. ,subdued light; wallpaper in subdued greens. ,a subdued landscape
  • But nevertheless even in the subduedness of his language he covertly strikes them again, for the word, "present," is exceedingly emphatic, and so is "in want."
  • Aunt Faith leaned against her pillows, looking bright and comfortable, even cheerful; but there was a strange gentleness in look and word and touch, as she greeted the young... for more
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