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muted

[ myoo-tid ]
/ ˈmyu tɪd /
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adjective
of low intensity and reduced volume; softened: She spoke in muted tones.
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Origin of muted

First recorded in 1860–65; mute + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM muted

mut·ed·ly, adverbun·mut·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for muted

muted
/ (ˈmjuːtɪd) /

adjective
(of a sound or colour) softeneda muted pink shirt
(of an emotion or action) subdued or restrainedhis response was muted
(of a musical instrument) being played while fitted with a mutemuted trumpet
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