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Muted   /mjˈutɪd/   Listen
Muted

adjective
1.
In a softened tone.  Synonyms: hushed, quiet, subdued.  "Muted trumpets" , "A subdued whisper" , "A quiet reprimand"
2.
Being or made softer or less loud or clear.  Synonyms: dull, muffled, softened.  "Muffled drums" , "The muffled noises of the street" , "Muted trumpets"






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"Muted" Quotes from Famous Books



... she opened them and leaned out. If it was quiet, she was filled with fear; if it was not quiet, she longed for peace. She could not say her prayers; she had none to say; her mind and soul were muted, muffled, dumb. She felt the hours following each other in regular order as something terrible; she wanted to skip over years, just as one might skip over pages of a tiresome book. And when the worst came to the worst, and she did not know what on earth to do, she ran to the Church ...
— The Goose Man • Jacob Wassermann



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