Definition Of Quiet

  • (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
  • make calm or still
  • with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly')
  • a period of calm weather
  • the absence of sound
  • an untroubled state; free from disturbances
  • a disposition free from stress or emotion
  • in a softened tone
  • become quiet or quieter
  • not showy or obtrusive
  • 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, such as sunspots

Syllables : qui-et

Pronunciation : 'kwaɪɪt

Example Sentences

  • the quiet waters of a lagoon. (adjective)
  • quiet the dragons of worry and fear. (verb)
  • her hands rested quietly in her lap. (adverb)
  • the rock star was quietly led out the back door. (adverb)
  • sit here as quiet as you can. (adverb)
  • the street was quiet. (noun)
  • a quiet reprimand. (adjective)
  • clothes in quiet good taste. (adjective)
  • a quiet life. (adjective)
  • a quiet throng of onlookers. (adjective)
  • quiet peace-loving people. (adjective)
  • the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years. (adjective)
  • a quiet audience at the concert. (adjective)
  • the room was dark and quiet. (adjective)