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subdued

adjective  /səbˈdud/ us  
(of color or light) not very bright, or (of sound) not very loud: a subdued voice a subdued chalk-stripe suit A person who is subdued is unusually quiet: Most of the fans were subdued, quietly waiting for the race to start.
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