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Noun1.subduedness - the property of lights or sounds that lack brilliance or are reduced in intensity
dullness - a lack of visual brightness; "the brightness of the orange sky was reflected in the dullness of the orange sea"
2.subduedness - a disposition to be patient and long suffering
humility, humbleness - a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride; "not everyone regards humility as a virtue"
spinelessness - the quality of lacking a strong character; an irresolute disposition
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In the Independence scale, low scores describe subduedness and high scores describe independence.