Meaning of “subdued” in the English Dictionary

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

"subdued" in American English

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us /səbˈdud/

(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.

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