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Definition of "hushed" []

  • Very quietly. In soft tones. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of hush. (verb)

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Use "hushed" in a sentence
  • "Increasingly, it's not just the wizened erasing life's battle scars, but the under 30 on a quest for subtle enhancement -- and unlike the Upper East Side denizens whispering in hushed voices about a recent "procedure," they're not afraid to Twitter about it."
  • "The young and old were seated on and around the graves, talking in hushed tones while guitars strummed ballads welcoming those who have gone to walk among them for this one night."
  • "It was sometimes spoken in hushed tones because it had something to do with witchcraft or satanism."