Definition of hushed in English:

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hushed

Pronunciation: /hʌʃt/

adjective

1(Of a place) very quiet and still: he addressed the hushed courtroom
More example sentences
  • Taking the heavy door of the theater in his hand, Michael extends his arm in a great arc as if to slam it with a force that would send shakes through the hushed room.
  • The restaurant itself was very intimate - dimmed lights, candles, columns with vines, and an all-around hushed atmosphere.
  • ‘Galleries are often hushed spaces where people feel slightly unrelaxed,’ she says.
1.1(Of a voice or conversation) quiet and serious: the nurses were talking in hushed voices
More example sentences
  • Sure enough, as I enter the kitchen, the door to the conservatory is slightly ajar and I can hear his smooth, deep voice in hushed conversation on the telephone.
  • For a long time, life went on as before, and the conversation promised in hushed voices on the airplane never took place.
  • There were Isaac and Zach, conversing in hushed voices.

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