halfsubdued

subdued

[suhb-dood, -dyood]
adjective
1.
quiet; inhibited; repressed; controlled: After the argument he was much more subdued.
2.
lowered in intensity or strength; reduced in fullness of tone, as a color or voice; muted: subdued light; wallpaper in subdued greens.
3.
(of land) not marked by any striking features, as mountains or cliffs: a subdued landscape.

Origin:
1595–1605; subdue + -ed2

subduedly, adverb
subduedness, noun
half-subdued, adjective
self-subdued, adjective
unsubdued, adjective
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subdued (səbˈdjuːd)
 
adj
1.  cowed, passive, or shy
2.  gentle or quiet: a subdued whisper
3.  (of colours, etc) not harsh or bright: subdued lighting
 
sub'duedly
 
adv
 
sub'duedness
 
n

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subdued
c.1600, "subjugated," pp. adj. from subdue. Meaning "calmed down, reduced in intensity" is recorded from 1822.
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