A period of calm weather.
Polish: cisza, spokój
An untroubled state; free from disturbances.
Dutch: otium, rust
The absence of sound:
— The street was quiet.
Dutch: antigeluid, rust, stilte
Polish: cichość, cisza
A disposition free from stress or emotion.
Roget 826: inexcitability†, imperturbability, inirritability†; even temper, tranquil mind, dispassion; tolerance, patience, coolth [Coll.]. passiveness etc. (physical inertness) 172; hebetude†, ... show more
Make calm or still:
— Quiet the dragons of worry and fear.
Characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity.
Free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound.
Not showy or obtrusive:
— Clothes in quiet good taste.
In a softened tone:
— A quiet reprimand.
Polish: spokojniutki, spokojny
of a body of water Free from disturbance by heavy waves:
— The quiet waters of a lagoon.
of the sun Characterized by a low level of surface phenomena, such as sunspots.
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.
Moby thesaurus: Attic, Buddha-like composure, Oriental calm, abate, aesthetic, allay, appease, arrange, arrangement, array, artistic, asleep, at peace, at rest, ataraxia, ataraxy, awful silence, back-door, backstairs, backward ... show more.
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