Definition of QUIET

noun : QUIET

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the absence of sound; "he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet" ;

verb : QUIET

Source: WordNet 3.1

Adjective : QUIET

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet" ;

  • 5. (

    ) (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves; "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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) (of the sun) characterized by a low level of surface phenomena, such as sunspots ;

Adverb : QUIET

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;


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