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muffled

adjective
     
muf‧fled
muffled sounds cannot be heard clearly, for example because they come from behind a door or wall:
I could hear muffled voices in the next room.
There was the muffled sound of organ practice coming from the chapel.
WORD FOCUS: quiet WORD FOCUS: quiet
voice, sound: low , soft, muffled, hushed, subdued

place: peaceful, calm, sleepy, tranquil

completely quiet: silent, you could hear a pin drop

what you say when you want someone to be quiet: sh, shut up not polite, be quiet, keep it down BrE informal


See also
quiet

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