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Meaning & Definition of Quiet in English

English

Quiet

/kwaɪət/

noun

1. A period of calm weather

  • "There was a lull in the storm"
    synonym:
  • lull
  • ,
  • quiet

2. An untroubled state

  • Free from disturbances
    synonym:
  • tranquillity
  • ,
  • tranquility
  • ,
  • quiet

3. The absence of sound

  • "He needed silence in order to sleep"
  • "The street was quiet"
    synonym:
  • silence
  • ,
  • quiet

4. A disposition free from stress or emotion

    synonym:
  • repose
  • ,
  • quiet
  • ,
  • placidity
  • ,
  • serenity
  • ,
  • tranquillity
  • ,
  • tranquility

verb

1. Become quiet or quieter

  • "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
    synonym:
  • quieten
  • ,
  • hush
  • ,
  • quiet
  • ,
  • quiesce
  • ,
  • quiet down
  • ,
  • pipe down

2. Make calm or still

  • "Quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
    synonym:
  • calm
  • ,
  • calm down
  • ,
  • quiet
  • ,
  • tranquilize
  • ,
  • tranquillize
  • ,
  • tranquillise
  • ,
  • quieten
  • ,
  • lull
  • ,
  • still

adjective

1. Characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity

  • "A quiet life"
  • "A quiet throng of onlookers"
  • "Quiet peace-loving people"
  • "The factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"
    synonym:
  • quiet

2. Free of noise or uproar

  • Or making little if any sound
  • "A quiet audience at the concert"
  • "The room was dark and quiet"
    synonym:
  • quiet

3. Not showy or obtrusive

  • "Clothes in quiet good taste"
    synonym:
  • quiet
  • ,
  • restrained

4. In a softened tone

  • "Hushed voices"
  • "Muted trumpets"
  • "A subdued whisper"
  • "A quiet reprimand"
    synonym:
  • hushed
  • ,
  • muted
  • ,
  • subdued
  • ,
  • quiet

5. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

  • "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"
    synonym:
  • placid
  • ,
  • quiet
  • ,
  • still
  • ,
  • tranquil
  • ,
  • smooth
  • ,
  • unruffled

6. Of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.

    synonym:
  • quiet

adverb

1. With little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly')

  • "Her hands rested quietly in her lap"
  • "The rock star was quietly led out the back door"
  • "Sit here as quiet as you can"
    synonym:
  • quietly
  • ,
  • quiet

Examples of using

Be quiet during the course.
Tom became quiet.
Let's find someplace quiet to talk.