Hip-hop and faith have a long and sometimes conflicted history; but it was often presented in nuanced or subdued ways.
Pelosi was subdued and looked more than a little distracted.
In their place stands the quiet, nearly stagnant saga of the long-suffering Mamelin family and their precocious, subdued son.
c.1600, "subjugated," past participle adjective from subdue. Meaning "calmed down, reduced in intensity" is recorded from 1822.
late 14c., "to conquer," from Old French souduire "deceive, seduce," from Latin subducere "draw, lead away, withdraw" (see subduce). The sense seems to have been taken in Anglo-French from Latin subdere. Subduct in the sense of "subtract" is from 1570s. Related: Subdued; subduing.