hushed adj : in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand" [syn: muted, subdued, quiet]
- Rhymes: -ʌʃt
- Very quietly. In soft tones.
- So awe inspiring was the sight that we spoke only in hushed whispers.
- past of hush
at rest, calm, chastened, cloistered, closet, confidential, constrained, controlled, cool, dwindling, ebbing, echoless, even-tenored, halcyon, hush as death, impassive, in control, in hand, inaudible, inside, isolated, limited, moldering, mousy, noiseless, pacific, peaceable, peaceful, placid, quelled, quiescent, quiet, reposeful, reposing, restful, resting, restrained, secluded, sequestered, sequestrated, sheltered, silent, smooth, softened, soundless, stable, still, still as death, stillish, stilly, stoic, stolid, subaudible, subdued, subsiding, tempered, tranquil, unagitated, unarticulated, undisturbed, unhearable, unmoved, unperturbed, unpronounced, unruffled, unsounded, unstirring, untroubled, unuttered, unvocalized, unvoiced, waning, whist