quiet

Definitions:

  • Making or characterized by little or no noise.
  • None
  • Free of turmoil and agitation; calm.
  • Providing or allowing relaxation; restful; soothing.
  • Not showy or bright; subdued.
  • Restrained, as in style; understated.
  • Out of public scrutiny; known or discussed by few.
  • The quality or condition of being quiet.
  • To cause to become quiet.
  • To make (a title) secure by freeing from uncertainties or adverse claims as to the ownership.
  • To become quiet.
  • Rest; repose; stillness.
  • An undisturbed condition; tranquillity; peace; repose.
  • An undisturbed state of mind; peace of soul; patience; calmness.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Repose, Tranquillity</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="rest">rest</internalXref>.
  • To bring to a state of rest; stop.
  • To make or cause to be quiet; calm; appease; pacify; lull; allay; tranquillize: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="quiet">quiet</internalXref> the soul when it is agitated; to <em>quiet</em> the clamors of a nation; to <em>quiet</em> the disorders of a city.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> To compose, soothe, sober; to still, silence, hush.
  • To become quiet or still; abate: as, the sea <em>quieted.</em>
  • Being in a state of rest; not being in action or motion; not moving or agitated; still: as, remain <em>quiet</em>; the sea was <em>quiet.</em>
  • 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 <em>quiet</em> neighborhood.
  • Free from fuss or bustle; without stiffness or formality.
  • Not glaring or showy; not such as to attract notice; in good taste: as, <em>quiet</em> colors; a <em>quiet</em> dress.
  • <strong>= Syn. 1-5.</strong> <em>Placid, Serene</em>, etc. (see <internalXref urlencoded="calm">calm</internalXref>), peaceful, unruffled, undisturbed.
  • Meek, mild.
  • To become still, silent, or calm; -- often with <ex>down</ex>.
  • The quality or state of being quiet, or in repose; as an hour or a time of <ex>quiet</ex>.
  • Freedom from disturbance, noise, or alarm; stillness; tranquillity; peace; security.
  • still; peaceful.
  • quietly.
  • disturbed; restless.
  • To stop motion in; to still; to reduce to a state of rest, or of silence.
  • To calm; to appease; to pacify; to lull; to allay; to tranquillize
  • In a state of rest or calm; without stir, motion, or agitation; still
  • Free from noise or disturbance; hushed; still.
  • Not excited or anxious; calm; peaceful; placid; settled
  • Not giving offense; not exciting disorder or trouble; not turbulent; gentle; mild; meek; contented.
  • Not showy; not such as to attract attention; undemonstrative
  • With little or no sound; <xref>denoting</xref> <xref>absence</xref> of <xref>disturbing</xref> <xref>noise</xref>.
  • Having little <xref>motion</xref> or <xref>activity</xref>; <xref>calm</xref>.
  • Not <xref>busy</xref>, of low <xref>quantity</xref>.
  • Not <xref>talking</xref> much or not talking <xref>loudly</xref>; <xref>reserved</xref>.
  • To become quiet, <xref>silent</xref>, <xref>still</xref>, <xref>tranquil</xref>, <xref>calm</xref>.
  • To cause someone to become quiet.
  • The <xref>absence</xref> of <xref>sound</xref>; <xref>quietness</xref>.
  • the absence of <xref>movement</xref>; <xref>stillness</xref>, <xref>tranquility</xref>
  • the absence of sound
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