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Adjective
Making little or no sound
“She moved to a quiet corner of the library to study.”
Adjective
Low in audible volume
“He was a shy kid who spoke in a quiet voice.”
Adjective
(of a place, period of time, or situation) Without disturbance, activity or excitement
“It's a quiet village where locals while away their days with a warm cup of tea while breathing in the fresh open air.”
Adjective
Having a calm character or demeanor
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“The news is unlikely to faze Terry, a quiet man who takes everything in his stride.”
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Isolated or sequestered
“If you follow the path through the trees and down the hill, you will arrive at a quiet little cove between the hills.”
Adjective
Carried out discreetly
“I will need to have a quiet word with you about your poor exam results.”
Adjective
(of a person) Reserved in nature, keeping to oneself
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“Our neighbor is a quiet man who keeps to himself for the most part.”
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Not showy or lively
“The French composer Charles Gounod's bicentenary has been a quiet affair so far.”
Adjective
(of color) Not glaring or vibrant
“Start with soft, quiet colors as a foundation on walls and furniture.”
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Secretive in nature
“How long can we keep this disaster quiet before it becomes public?”
Adjective
Lacking in activity or progress
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“Business is usually quiet on Christmas Day as most people are spending time at home with their families.”
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Incapable of speaking
“Chelsea lost her voice from screaming hysterically at the One Direction concert last night and will now be quiet for a few days.”
Adjective
Denotes a humble and unpretentious attitude towards life
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(of climate or weather) Not aggressive or violent in nature
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Not objectionable or harmful
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Easily anxious or frightened
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Having a considerate or kindly disposition
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Existing but not yet developed or manifest
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Boring and rather dull in nature
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Silent
Adjective
Averse to change or innovation and holding traditional values
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Abstaining from extramarital, or from all, sexual intercourse
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Ready to accept instruction or direction, obedient, subservient
Adjective
Showing little or no feeling
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Not physically able to be moved
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Adjective
At rest, stationary, immobile, not moving
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Willing to conciliate, or to make concessions
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Of a serious or important nature or consequence
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Showing good aesthetic judgement or appropriate behaviour
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Adjective
Being in a state of suspended consciousness
Noun
An absence from disturbance
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“Sandra loved the quiet of the secluded lakeside where she could reflect on life.”
Noun
An absence of sound
“The party had finally ended and the quiet of the night resumed.”
Noun
A state of being isolated or secluded
“He went camping far away in the hills where the quiet would reinvigorate his mind and spirit.”
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The fact or state of abstaining from speech
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Freedom from worries or problems
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Shyness
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Verb
To become still and orderly
“The students were noticeably excited about their upcoming school excursion but would quiet soon after.”
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To cause someone to become calm
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“The mother would quiet her toddler by promising him a cookie if he behaved himself.”
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To stop the noise or speech of
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To restrain or to keep in check
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To diminish to nothing
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To achieve a victory over
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To oppose by expressing disapproval
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Touch with tongue
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To cause to move or proceed at a less rapid pace
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Interjection
Be quiet
“Hey! Hey! Quiet! This is a library!”
Adverb
In a motionless manner
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