1. hushed

adjective. ['ˈhʌʃt'] in a softened tone.


  • soft
  • muted
  • subdued


  • agitate
  • worry
  • louden
  • discomposure

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Words that Rhyme with Hushed

  • flushed
  • crushed
  • brushed
  • blushed
  • rushed
  • gushed

Example sentences of the word hushed

1. Adjective
The tone is more hushed and you'll avoid both the heat and the crowds of the day.

2. Verb, past participle
The doggo owner taught his pet that this hushed bark is called "speaking".

Quotes containing the word hushed

1. Overall, the library held a hushed exultation, as though the cherished volumes were all singing soundlessly within their covers.
- Diana Gabaldon, Outlander

2. In a few minutes I heard the books' voices: a low, steady, unsupressible hum. I'd heard it many times before. I've always had a finely tuned ear for a library's accumulations of echo and desire. Libraries are anything but hushed.
- Martha Cooley, The Archivist

2. hushed-up

adjective. (used of information or news) kept secret by using influence.


  • uninhibited