from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Making or characterized by little or no noise.
- adjective Free of turmoil and agitation; calm.
- adjective Providing or allowing relaxation; restful; soothing.
- adjective Not showy or bright; subdued.
- adjective Restrained, as in style; understated.
- adjective Out of public scrutiny; known or discussed by few.
- noun The quality or condition of being quiet.
- intransitive verb To cause to become quiet.
- intransitive verb To make (a title) secure by freeing from uncertainties or adverse claims as to the ownership.
- intransitive verb To become quiet.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Rest; repose; stillness.
- noun An undisturbed condition; tranquillity; peace; repose.
- noun An undisturbed state of mind; peace of soul; patience; calmness.
- noun Synonyms Repose, Tranquillity, etc. See
- To bring to a state of rest; stop.
- To make or cause to be quiet; calm; appease; pacify; lull; allay; tranquillize: as, to
quietthe soul when it is agitated; to quiet the clamors of a nation; to quiet the disorders of a city.
- Synonyms To compose, soothe, sober; to still, silence, hush.
- To become quiet or still; abate: as, the sea quieted.
- Being in a state of rest; not being in action or motion; not moving or agitated; still: as, remain quiet; the sea was quiet.
- Left at rest; free from alarm or disturbance; unmolested; tranquil.
- Peaceable; not turbulent; not giving offense; not exciting controversy, disorder, or trouble.
- Undisturbed by emotion; calm; patient; contented.
- Free from noise or sound; silent; still: as, a quiet neighborhood.
- Free from fuss or bustle; without stiffness or formality.
- Not glaring or showy; not such as to attract notice; in good taste: as, quiet colors; a quiet dress.
- = Syn. 1-5. Placid, Serene, etc. (see
calm), peaceful, unruffled, undisturbed.
- Meek, mild.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb To become still, silent, or calm; -- often with
- noun The quality or state of being quiet, or in repose; as an hour or a time of
- noun Freedom from disturbance, noise, or alarm; stillness; tranquillity; peace; security.
- noun still; peaceful.
- noun quietly.
- noun [Obs.] disturbed; restless.
- transitive verb To stop motion in; to still; to reduce to a state of rest, or of silence.
- transitive verb To calm; to appease; to pacify; to lull; to allay; to tranquillize
- adjective In a state of rest or calm; without stir, motion, or agitation; still
- adjective Free from noise or disturbance; hushed; still.
- adjective Not excited or anxious; calm; peaceful; placid; settled
- adjective Not giving offense; not exciting disorder or trouble; not turbulent; gentle; mild; meek; contented.
- adjective Not showy; not such as to attract attention; undemonstrative
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective With little or no sound;
denoting absenceof disturbing noise.
- adjective Having little
motionor activity; calm.
- adjective Not
busy, of low quantity.
- adjective Not
talkingmuch or not talking loudly; reserved.
- verb To become quiet,
silent, still, tranquil, calm.
- verb To cause someone to become quiet.
- noun The
absenceof sound; quietness.
- noun the absence of
movement; stillness, tranquility
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the absence of sound
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin quiētus, past participle of quiēscere, to rest; see kweiə- in Indo-European roots.]
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin quietus, past participle of quiescere ("to keep quiet, rest").
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