Definition of hushed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    hushed

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//hʌʃt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//hʌʃt//
     
     
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  1. 1(of a place) quiet because nobody is talking; much quieter than usual A hushed courtroom listened as the boy gave evidence.
  2. 2[usually before noun] (of voices) speaking very quietly a hushed whisper They were deep in hushed conversation. They spoke in hushed tones.
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