Meaning of “hushed” in the English Dictionary

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"hushed" in British English

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hushedadjective

uk /hʌʃt/ us /hʌʃt/

quiet:

She stood up to address a hushed courtroom.
People still speak in hushed tones (= very quietly) of the murders.

(Definition of “hushed” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hushed" in American English

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hushedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /hʌʃt/

quiet, or talking quietly:

hushed tones/voices

(Definition of “hushed” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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