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quiet

 
Adjective quiet has 7 senses
  1. quiet - 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"
    Antonyms:
    unquiet, disruptive, riotous, troubled, tumultuous, turbulent, fidgety, fretful, itchy, squally, squalling, uneasy, restless
  2. quiet - free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet"
    Antonyms:
    noisy, blatant, clamant, clamorous, strident, vociferous, abuzz, buzzing, droning, clangorous, clanging, clattering, clattery, creaking, creaky, screaky, crying, howling, yelling, shouting, hissing, rackety, rip-roaring, uproarious, reedy, wheezy, screaming, screeching, shrieking, stertorous, swishing, swishy, whining, whirring, clanking, spluttering, sputtering, thundering
  3. quiet, restrained - not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste"
    Antonyms: ostentatious, pretentious (indirect, via unostentatious)
  4. hushed, muted, subdued, quiet - in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"
    Antonym: loud (indirect, via soft)
  5. placid, quiet - without untoward incident or disruption; "a placid existence"; "quiet times"
    Antonym: eventful (indirect, via uneventful)
  6. placid, quiet, still, tranquil, unruffled - free from disturbance; "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"
    Antonym: stormy (indirect, via calm)
  7. quiet - of the sun; characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sun spots e.g.
    Antonym:
    active
Adverbial quiet has 1 sense
  1. quietly, quiet - 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"
Noun quiet has 4 senses
  1. lull, quiet - a period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm"
    --1 is a kind of calmness
  2. tranquillity, quiet - an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    --2 is a kind of order
  3. silence, quiet - the absence of sound; "he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet"
    --3 is a kind of sound property
    --3 has particulars:
     hush, stillness, still; speechlessness; quietness, soundlessness
    Derived form: verb quiet1
  4. repose, quiet, placidity, serenity, tranquillity, tranquility - a disposition free from stress or emotion
    --4 is a kind of composure, calm, calmness, equanimity
    --4 has particulars: ataraxia
    Derived form: verb quiet2
Verb quiet has 2 senses
  1. quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down - become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
    --1 is one way to change intensity
    Derived form: noun quiet3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  2. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still - make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
    --2 is one way to comfort, soothe, console, solace
    Derived form: noun quiet4
    Sample sentence:
    The performance is likely to quiet Sue
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