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subdued

sub·dued

subdued

pronunciation:
sb dud
part of speech: adjective
definition: restrained in emotion, spirit, or intensity.
No longer denying the accusations, the mayor seemed subdued as he spoke of the scandal.For the funeral, you should wear a black dress, or at least something in a subdued color.
antonyms:
animated, bright, combative, passionate
similar words:
calm, dispassionate, quiet