subdual

[ suh b-doo-uh l, -dyoo- ]
/ səbˈdu əl, -ˈdyu- /

noun

an act or instance of subduing.
the state of being subdued.

Nearby words

  1. subdigastric node,
  2. subdistrict,
  3. subdivide,
  4. subdivision,
  5. subdominant,
  6. subduce,
  7. subduct,
  8. subduction,
  9. subduction zone,
  10. subdue

Origin of subdual

First recorded in 1665–75; subdue + -al2

Related formsself-sub·du·al, noun

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