Definition of Muted

1. Adjective. In a softened tone. "A quiet reprimand"

Exact synonyms: Hushed, Quiet, Subdued
Similar to: Soft
Derivative terms: Subduedness



2. Adjective. Being or made softer or less loud or clear. "Muted trumpets"
Exact synonyms: Dull, Muffled, Softened
Similar to: Soft

Definition of Muted

1. Verb. (past of mute) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Muted

1. mute [v] - See also: mute

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muted

mutatory
mutawa
mutaween
mutch
mutches
mutchkin
mutchkins
mute cancel
mute e
mute h
mute point
mute swan
mute swans
muteable
muted (current term)
muted tidal regime
mutedly
mutein
mutely
muteness
mutenesses
muter
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mutessarif
mutessarifs
mutest
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mutexes

Literary usage of Muted

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1. The Technique of the Modern Orchestra: A Manual of Practical Instrumentation by Charles Marie Widor (1906)
"24 muted Trumpets. Impossible beyond. 11.— Neither Beethoven nor Weber made use of muted Trumpets. Wagner has brought them into fashion by employing them in ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"The case was sub- 50 SE—30 muted to the Jury, and at the conclusion of the plaintiff's evidence the court granted a nonsuit, to which the plaintiff excepted ..."

3. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1832)
"... at the instance of ihe. bankrupt himself, is not war- muted—Held, that a trustee Imping ... muted ..."

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