Antonyms for muted

Grammar : Verb
Spell : myoo-tid
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmyu tɪd

Definition of muted

Origin :
  • 1861, in reference to musical instruments, past participle adjective from mute (v.). Figuratively by 1879. Of colors by 1939. Related: mutedness.
  • verb muffle, tone down sound
Example sentences :
  • For the time being, conscience was muted by gratified ambition.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Then to his ears came the most welcome soft roar of muted rockets.
  • Extract from : « Pirates of the Gorm » by Nat Schachner
  • Muted cornets, banjos and saxophones were wailing out a tom-tom adagio.
  • Extract from : « Erik Dorn » by Ben Hecht
  • There was a peculiar, throaty quality in her voice, like a muted violin or 'cello.
  • Extract from : « Master of the Vineyard » by Myrtle Reed
  • “You will not be lonely,” said the unfortunate man in a muted voice.
  • Extract from : « The Man Who Lost Himself » by H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • Yet who would undertake to describe in words the tone of the muted horn?
  • Extract from : « The Psychology of Singing » by David C. Taylor
  • There were muted rumblings and crashes that slowly died away.
  • Extract from : « Deathworld » by Harry Harrison
  • Her voice was so muted he could hardly distinguish the words.
  • Extract from : « The Defiant Agents » by Andre Alice Norton
  • She could not say her prayers; she had none to say; her mind and soul were muted, muffled, dumb.
  • Extract from : « The Goose Man » by Jacob Wassermann
  • The shots were muted and flat in the stillness of the kitchen.
  • Extract from : « Consignment » by Alan E. Nourse

Synonyms for muted

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