Definitions for quiet

Definitions for (noun) quiet

Main entry: tranquility, tranquillity, serenity, quiet, placidity, repose

Definition: a disposition free from stress or emotion

Main entry: quiet, silence

Definition: the absence of sound

Usage: he needed silence in order to sleep; the street was quiet

Main entry: tranquility, tranquillity, quiet

Definition: an untroubled state; free from disturbances

Main entry: lull, quiet

Definition: a period of calm weather

Usage: there was a lull in the storm

Definitions for (verb) quiet

Main entry: still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten

Definition: make calm or still

Usage: quiet the dragons of worry and fear

Main entry: hush, quiesce, quiet, quiet down, quieten, pipe down

Definition: become quiet or quieter

Usage: The audience fell silent when the speaker entered

Definitions for (adj) quiet

Main entry: quiet

Definition: of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.

Main entry: still, tranquil, smooth, quiet, placid, unruffled

Definition: (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

Usage: 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

Main entry: quiet, muted, hushed, subdued

Definition: in a softened tone

Usage: hushed voices; muted trumpets; a subdued whisper; a quiet reprimand

Main entry: restrained, quiet

Definition: not showy or obtrusive

Usage: clothes in quiet good taste

Main entry: quiet

Definition: free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound

Usage: a quiet audience at the concert; the room was dark and quiet

Main entry: quiet

Definition: characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity

Usage: a quiet life; a quiet throng of onlookers; quiet peace-loving people; the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years

Definitions for (adv) quiet

Main entry: quiet, quietly

Definition: with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly')

Usage: her hands rested quietly in her lap; the rock star was quietly led out the back door; sit here as quiet as you can

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