a.1.In a state of rest or calm; without stir, motion, or agitation; still; as, a quiet sea; quiet air.
They . . . were quiet all the night, saying, In the morning, when it is day, we shall kill him.
- Judg. xvi. 2.
2.Free from noise or disturbance; hushed; still.
3.Not excited or anxious; calm; peaceful; placid; settled; as, a quiet life; a quiet conscience.
4.Not giving offense; not exciting disorder or trouble; not turbulent; gentle; mild; meek; contented.
The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit.
- 1 Pet. iii. 4.
I will sit as quiet as a lamb.
- Shak.
5.Not showy; not such as to attract attention; undemonstrative; as, a quiet dress; quiet colors; a quiet movement.
1.The quality or state of being quiet, or in repose; as an hour or a time of quiet.
2.Freedom from disturbance, noise, or alarm; stillness; tranquillity; peace; security.
And join with thee, calm Peace and Quiet.
- Milton.
At quiet
still; peaceful.
In quiet
Out of quiet
disturbed; restless.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To stop motion in; to still; to reduce to a state of rest, or of silence.
[imp. & p. p. Quieted; p. pr. & vb. n. Quieting.]
2.To calm; to appease; to pacify; to lull; to allay; to tranquillize; as, to quiet the passions; to quiet clamors or disorders; to quiet pain or grief.
Quiet yourselves, I pray, and be at peace.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To become still, silent, or calm; - often with down; as, be soon quieted down.
Noun1.quiet - a period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm"
Synonyms: lull
2.quiet - an untroubled state; free from disturbances
Synonyms: tranquillity
3.quiet - the absence of sound; "he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet"
Synonyms: silence
4.quiet - a disposition free from stress or emotion
Verb1.quiet - become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
2.quiet - make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
Adj.1.quiet - characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity; "a quiet life"; "a quiet throng of onlookers"; "quiet peace-loving people"; "the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"
unquiet - characterized by unrest or disorder; "unquiet days of riots"; "following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation"; "spent an unquiet night tossing and turning"
2.quiet - free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet"
noisy - full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds; "a noisy cafeteria"; "a small noisy dog"
3.quiet - not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste"
Synonyms: restrained
4.quiet - in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"
Synonyms: hushed, muted, subdued
5.quiet - without untoward incident or disruption; "a placid existence"; "quiet times"
Synonyms: placid
6.quiet - free from disturbance; "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"
7.quiet - of the sun; characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sun spots e.g.
active - of the sun; characterized by a high level activity in sunspots and flares and radio emissions
Adv.1.quiet - with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly'); "her hands rested quietly in her lap"; "the rock star was quietly led out the back door"; "sit here as quiet as you can"
Synonyms: quietly
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quiesce time
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