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    quiet - Dictionary definition and meaning for word quiet

    Definition
    (noun) a period of calm weather
    Synonyms : lull
    Example Sentence
    • there was a lull in the storm
    Definition
    (noun) an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    Synonyms : tranquility , tranquillity
    Definition
    (noun) the absence of sound
    Synonyms : silence
    Example Sentence
    • he needed silence in order to sleep
    • the street was quiet
    Definition
    (noun) a disposition free from stress or emotion Definition
    (verb) become quiet or quieter
    Synonyms : hush , pipe down , quiesce , quiet down , quieten
    Example Sentence
    • The audience fell silent when the speaker entered
    Definition
    (verb) make calm or still
    Example Sentence
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear
    Definition
    (adj) characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity
    Example Sentence
    • a quiet life
    • a quiet throng of onlookers
    • quiet peace-loving people
    • the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years
    Definition
    (adj) free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound
    Example Sentence
    • a quiet audience at the concert
    • the room was dark and quiet
    Definition
    (adj) not showy or obtrusive
    Synonyms : restrained
    Example Sentence
    • clothes in quiet good taste
    Definition
    (adj) in a softened tone
    Synonyms : hushed , muted , subdued
    Example Sentence
    • hushed voices
    • muted trumpets
    • a subdued whisper
    • a quiet reprimand
    Definition
    (adj) (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
    Synonyms : placid , smooth , still , tranquil , unruffled
    Example Sentence
    • a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay
    • the quiet waters of a lagoon
    • a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky
    • a smooth channel crossing
    • scarcely a ripple on the still water
    • unruffled water
    Definition
    (adj) of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g. Definition
    (adv) with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly')
    Synonyms : quietly
    Example Sentence
    • her hands rested quietly in her lap
    • the rock star was quietly led out the back door
    • sit here as quiet as you can
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quiet

Quiet

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