from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being quiet, still, or free from action or motion; freedom from agitation, disturbance, or excitement; tranquillity; stillness; calmness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being quiet; freedom from noise, agitation, disturbance, or excitement; stillness; tranquillity; calmness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Absence of sound; silence or hush.
  • noun Absence of disturbance; calm, stillness or serenity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property of making no sound
  • noun a state of peace and quiet


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

quiet +‎ -ness


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