English dictionary definition of:

quiet


Noun

  • a period of calm weather
  • an untroubled state; free from disturbances
  • the absence of sound
  • a disposition free from stress or emotion

Verb

  • become quiet or quieter
  • make calm or still

Adjective

  • characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity
  • free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound
  • of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.
  • not showy or obtrusive
  • in a softened tone
  • (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

Adverb

  • with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly')

Thesaurus

calm   hush   hushed   lull   muted   placid   placidity   quiesce   quieten   quietly   repose   restrained   serenity   silence   smooth   still   subdued   tranquil   tranquility   tranquilize   tranquillise British English spelling   tranquillity British English spelling   tranquillize British English spelling   unruffled  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list The /ut/ ending spelled et , ot , ut and learn about the word quiet in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 32. Word endings: -et, -ot, -ate, -ite.

View spelling list qu and squ words and learn about the word quiet in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 3. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 2.

Scrabble score for quiet


Scrabble score = 14

generated at 01:07:06 on 13-03-20

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