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Definitions of quiet:

  • noun:   a disposition free from stress or emotion
  • noun:   the absence of sound
    Example: "The street was quiet"
  • noun:   an untroubled state; free from disturbances
  • noun:   a period of calm weather
  • verb:   become quiet or quieter
  • verb:   make calm or still
    Example: "Quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
  • adjective:   not showy or obtrusive
    Example: "Clothes in quiet good taste"
  • adjective:   free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound
    Example: "A quiet audience at the concert"
  • adjective:   characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity
    Example: "A quiet life"
  • adjective:   of the sun; characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sun spots e.g.
  • adjective:   free from disturbance
    Example: "The quiet waters of a lagoon"
  • adjective:   without untoward incident or disruption
    Example: "Quiet times"
  • adjective:   in a softened tone
    Example: "A quiet reprimand"
  • adverb:   with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly')
    Example: "Her hands rested quietly in her lap"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #42425)


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