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adjective subdued pronunciation in British English /səbˈdjuːd/

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  1. 1
    quiet and slightly sad or worried
    He looks tired and a little subdued.
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  2. 2
    not very loud or bright
    subdued noises/lighting/colours
  3. 3
    if business is subdued, it is not very active or busy
    Trading on Wall Street has been very subdued today.
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