English dictionary definition of:

quiet


Noun

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

Verb

  • make calm or still
  • become quiet or quieter

Adjective

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

Adverb

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

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Thesaurus

calm hush hushed lull muted placid placidity quiesce quieten quietly repose restrained serenity silence smooth still subdued tranquil tranquility American English spelling tranquilize American English spelling 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 20:19:22 on 31-07-19

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