Antonyms of adj loud

3 senses of loud

Sense 1
loud (vs. soft) -- (characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones")

soft (vs. loud) -- ((of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music")
        => dull, muffled, muted, softened -- (being or made softer or less loud or clear; "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets")
        => euphonious -- ((of speech or dialect) pleasing in sound; not harsh or strident; "her euphonious Southern speech")
        => gentle -- (quiet and soothing; "a gentle voice"; "a gentle nocturne")
        => hushed, muted, subdued, quiet -- (in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand")
        => little, small -- ((of a voice) faint; "a little voice"; "a still small voice")
        => low, low-toned -- (very low in volume; "a low murmur"; "the low-toned murmur of the surf")
        => murmuring, susurrant, whispering -- (making a low continuous indistinct sound; "like murmuring waves"; "susurrant voices")
        => murmurous, rustling, soughing, susurrous -- (characterized by soft sounds; "a murmurous brook"; "a soughing wind in the pines"; "a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines"- R.P.Warren)
        => soft-footed -- (sound of quiet gentle steps)
        => soft-spoken -- (having a speaking manner that is not loud or harsh; "she was always soft-spoken")

Sense 2
brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy -- (tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments")

INDIRECT (VIA tasteless) -> tasteful -- (having or showing or conforming to good taste)

Sense 3
forte (vs. piano), loud -- (used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the forte passages in the composition")


Similarity of adj loud

3 senses of loud

Sense 1
loud (vs. soft) -- (characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones")
       => big -- (loud and firm; "a big voice"; "big bold piano sounds")
       => blaring, blasting -- (unpleasantly loud and penetrating; "the blaring noise of trumpets"; "shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio")
       => clarion -- (loud and clear; "a clarion call")
       => deafening, earsplitting, thunderous, thundery -- (loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss)
       => earthshaking -- (loud enough to shake the very earth)
       => harsh-voiced -- (having an unusually harsh sound)
       => loud-mouthed -- (given to loud offensive talk)
       => loud-voiced -- (having an unusually loud voice)
       => shattering -- (seemingly loud enough to break something; violently rattling or clattering; "shattering rain striking the windowpanes"; "the shattering tones of the enormous carillon"; "the shattering peal of artillery")
       => shouted, yelled -- (in a vehement outcry; "his shouted words of encouragement could be heard over the crowd noises")
       => trumpet-like -- (resembling the sound of a trumpet)
       => vocal -- (full of the sound of voices; "a playground vocal with the shouts and laughter of children")
          Also See-> audible#1, hearable#1; noisy#1

Sense 2
brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy -- (tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments")
       => tasteless (vs. tasteful) -- (lacking aesthetic or social taste)

Sense 3
forte (vs. piano), loud -- (used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the forte passages in the composition")
       => fortemente -- (chiefly a direction or description in music; loud and strong)
       => fortissimo -- (chiefly a direction or description in music)

Synonyms of adv loud

1 sense of loud

Sense 1
loudly, loud, aloud -- (with relatively high volume; "the band played loudly"; "she spoke loudly and angrily"; "he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him"; "cried aloud for help")

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