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English definition of “subdued”

subdued

adjective     /səbˈdjuːd/
PERSON quiet because you are feeling sad or worried: She seemed a bit subdued.Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasiveFeeling sad and unhappy
LIGHT/COLOUR Subdued lights or colours are not bright: subdued lighting Darkness and becoming darkPale and colourless and causing colour to fadeThe qualities of colour
(Definition of subdued adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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