subdual

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

noun

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

Origin of subdual

First recorded in 1665–75; subdue + -al2

OTHER WORDS FROM subdual

self-sub·du·al, noun
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