Related formsmut·ed·ly, adverbun·mut·ed, adjective
Definition for muted (2 of 2)
adjective, mut·er, mut·est.
verb (used with object), mut·ed, mut·ing.
Origin of mute
Related formsmute·ly, adverbmute·ness, noun
Can be confusedmoot mute
Examples from the Web for muted
But the softness, the muted quality in turn became an aesthetic.
When he accepted the prize, he delivered a speech that has been unfairly ignored because his delivery was so muted.Martin Luther King’s Nobel Speech Is an Often Ignored Masterpiece|Malcolm Jones|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But their voices were muted by hundreds of anti-war slogans.Thousands of Russians March to End the War in Ukraine—and Topple Putin|Anna Nemtsova|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The easily concealable and muted weapon would allow him to sneak up on his victims and get away afterward to kill again.The Loser Who Wanted to Be the ISIS Agent Next Door|Michael Daly|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Within 10 seconds, his target vanishes in a muted cloud of smoke and rubble 7,000 miles away.Ethan Hawke's 'Good Kill': A Searing Indictment of America's Drone Warfare Obsession|Marlow Stern|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet who would undertake to describe in words the tone of the muted horn?The Psychology of Singing|David C. Taylor
Sign,—same as a muted note, but written at the end of a glissando.The Tinguian|Fay-Cooper Cole
After a pause follow a series of refrains of solo voices in the melody, with muted strings, with mingled strains of the motto.
Far below were sounds, a rasp of metal against metal, a low murmur of muted voices.The Time Traders|Andre Norton
New pranks appear,—as of dancing strings against a stride of loud, muted horns.