Online Google Dictionary

subdued 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Font size:

(of a person or their manner) Quiet and rather reflective or depressed,
  1. (of a person or their manner) Quiet and rather reflective or depressed
    • - I felt strangely subdued as I drove home
  2. (of color or lighting) Soft and restrained
    • - a subdued plaid shirt

  1. hushed: in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"
  2. low-key: restrained in style or quality; "a little masterpiece of low-keyed eloquence"
  3. quieted and brought under control; "children were subdued and silent"
  4. soft: not brilliant or glaring; "the moon cast soft shadows"; "soft pastel colors"; "subdued lighting"
  5. dim: lacking in light; not bright or harsh; "a dim light beside the bed"; "subdued lights and soft music"
  6. (subduedness) dimness: the property of lights or sounds that lack brilliance or are reduced in intensity
  7. (subduedness) meekness: a disposition to be patient and long suffering
  8. (subdue) repress: put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
  9. (subdue) suppress: to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
  10. (subdue) mortify: hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh"
  11. (subdue) overcome: get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness"
  12. (subdue) subordinate: make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"
  13. (subdue) tame: correct by punishment or discipline
  14. Conquered; overpowered; crushed; submissive; mild; Not glaring in color; soft and light in tone
  15. (subdue) To overcome, quieten, or bring under control; To bring (a country) under control by force
  16. (Subdue) the act of turning a card face down on the playing area, indicating that the card has been injured, exhausted, damaged, etc.
  17. (subdue) Control, discipline or bring into subjection.
  18. (subdue) To make less intense.
  19. (subdue) control by physical force
  20. (“Subdue”) An attack from behind delivered as a pommel tap (with a close weapon that has 1” of open-cell foam on its pommel) to the upper back or shoulder; causes the target to go unconscious for 5 minutes. Perceptive characters and characters with helmets are immune to Subdual. ...
  21. A guy that works on one of those submarines.
  22. (vb.): Someone who has been subdued has been soothed or softened and made less intense.
  23. (adjective)   quiet; muted; repressed; controlled; lowered in intensity or strength;