Definitions of quiet

  1. To bring to a state of rest; become still.
  2. To stop motion in; to still; to reduce to a state of rest, or of silence.
  3. To calm or make peaceful; bring to a state of rest.
  4. To bring to rest: to stop motion: to calm or pacify: to lull: to allay.
  5. To bring to rest; calm.
  6. To become still, silent, or calm; - often with down; as, be soon quieted down.
  7. To become still or calm.
  8. make calm or still; " quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
  9. become quiet or quieter; " The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
  10. To reduce to a state of rest; to calm; to allay.
  11. To still; to calm; to pacify; to allay or suppress.
  12. a disposition free from stress or emotion
  13. an untroubled state; free from disturbances
  14. Freedom from motion, noise, or disturbance; rest; stillness; calm.
  15. Quietness, quieter.
  16. The state of being at rest: repose: calm: stillness: peace.
  17. Rest; repose; silence; peace.
  18. Freedom from motion, noise, etc.; calm.
  19. Rest; repose; tranquillity; peace.
  20. Repose; stillness; freedom from disturbance or alarm; peace; security.
  21. with little or no activity or especially agitation; " her hands rested quietly in her lap"; " the rock star was quietly led out the back door"; (` quiet' is a nonstandard variant for ` quietly' as in" sit here as quiet as you can")
  22. without untoward incident or disruption; " a placid existence"; " quiet times"
  23. ( astronomy; of the sun) characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sun spots e. g.
  24. free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; " a quiet audience at the concert"; " the room was dark and quiet"
  25. of the sun; characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sun spots e. g.
  26. 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"
  27. 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"
  28. In a state of rest or calm; without stir, motion, or agitation; still; as, a quiet sea; quiet air.
  29. Free from noise or disturbance; hushed; still.
  30. Not excited or anxious; calm; peaceful; placid; settled; as, a quiet life; a quiet conscience.
  31. Not giving offense; not exciting disorder or trouble; not turbulent; gentle; mild; meek; contented.
  32. Not showy; not such as to attract attention; undemonstrative; as, a quiet dress; quiet colors; a quiet movement.
  33. The quality or state of being quiet, or in repose; as an hour or a time of quiet.
  34. Freedom from disturbance, noise, or alarm; stillness; tranquillity; peace; security.
  35. Free from motion, disturbance, or noise; as, a quiet river; quiet life; quiet children; still; calm; as, a quiet night; peaceable; gentle; as, a quiet disposition; secluded; as, a quiet woods; subdued and modest; as, quiet manners; not showy; as, quiet colors.
  36. At rest: calm: smooth: peaceable: gentle, inoffensive.
  37. Calm; not moving; gentle; silent.
  38. Being in a state of repose; silent; tranquil; gentle.
  39. In a state of rest; not moving; still; free from alarm or disturbances; peaceable; calm; unruffled.
  40. Calm; still; free from motion, disturbance, or alarm; without noise or resistance; unruffled; smooth; not noisy or restless.
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