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muted

adjective
 
 
/ˈmjuːtɪd/
FEELING not strongly expressed: a muted response/reaction muted criticism Lacking interest and enthusiasmUnwilling and reluctantNot showing or feeling emotions
SOUND A muted sound is quieter than usual: muted voices Silence and quiet
COLOUR [always before noun] A muted colour is not bright or easily noticed: He was dressed in muted shades of grey and brown.Pale and colourless and causing colour to fadeThe qualities of colour
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