- adj.（声音）减弱的，变得轻柔的； （尤指感情的表达）缓和的，温和的;
They spoke in muted voices.
The house seemed muted, hushed as if it had been deserted.
At first the wooded hillsides muted the sounds.
The corruption does not seem to have muted the country's prolonged economic boom.
The walls were painted in muted tones to show the pictures to good advantage.
"Yes," he muttered, his voice so muted I hardly heard his reply.
The threat contrasted starkly with his administration's previous muted criticism.
There were muted cheers from the public gallery.
The strings are muted throughout the closing bars of the symphony.
It'seemed dimmed and muted now in the pervading fog.
The artist muted the colors.
He likes sombre, muted colours — she likes bright colours.
These physical and neural changes can lead to muted signals to the circadian system.
But the league table dictates they are muted celebrations.
China , the North's fraternal neighbour , a muted response, urging restraint from both countries.
Instead, the speech a sombre affair, and the popular reaction muted.
相反, 演讲很阴沉, 民众也反应平平.
A muted electronic chime sounded upstairs as Silas stepped onto the carpet.
These beeps are generated by you phone automatically and can't be muted by software.
Mr Kohn used to argue that globalisation had a muted impact on American inflation.
Mr Kohn used to argue that globalisation a muted impact on American inflation.
This is because colors tend to become more muted over distance.
Asia's two emerging world powers offered their congratulations, although China was typically muted.
More muted growth overseas would also reduce inflation pressures from raw materials costs, he said.
But recovery in demand from other regions remained muted.
Bottle Sickness: A temporary condition characterized by muted or disjointed fruit flavors.
Opposition from the Socialists and Communists has been muted.
But flows into mutual funds were more muted during the rally from 2003 to 2007.
Muted, or dull, sounds between the cavities could be an indicator of a buildup of fluid.
1. in a softened tone;
"a subdued whisper"
"a quiet reprimand"
2. being or made softer or less loud or clear;
"the dull boom of distant breaking waves"
"the muffled noises of the street"