quiet

All Adjective Noun Verb
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  • Only among friends and family may this quiet type feel comfortable speaking freely.
  • He lived a quiet life with his family.
  • He pleads with his mind to keep quiet, so his heart can hear itself think.
  • However, the city is quiet during the week when these establishments are closed.
  • I have not had such a quiet half hour to sit down to a quiet letter for many years. Cited from The Best Letters of Charles Lamb, ed: Edward Gilpin Johnson
  • This quieted them, though it seemed strange that they should have believed him. Cited from The Cruise of the Dainty, by William H. G. Kingston
  • March Field remained quiet for only a short time.
  • I trust you will be easy and more quiet.
  • The meaning of the river name is probably "the quiet one".
  • He went up to her and took her hand with a quieting touch. Cited from The Fruit of the Tree, by Edith Wharton
  • Secretary, twenty-seven, quiet, fast as hell on her feet, had been places.
  • I quieted the old woman, stood very close to her and put my hand on her head. Cited from From the Bottom Up, by Alexander Irvine
  • Another study concluded that a long quiet period did not increase earthquake potential.
  • It would have been the best way to get me quieted down. Cited from A Foregone Conclusion, by W. D. Howells
  • The women, who are afraid, then flee and keep quiet about what they saw.
  • She would then say something, which he would answer, and so quieted him down a little. Cited from Adventures in New Guinea, by James Chalmers
  • She became quieter and passed much time in her room alone. Cited from Boy Woodburn, by Alfred Ollivant
  • But a word from me quieted her, and she stood till I came up. Cited from Wilfrid Cumbermede, by George MacDonald
  • A quiet power supply is selected to be efficient while providing enough power for the computer.
  • But finally they quiets down enough so Will can put it to a vote. Cited from Danny's Own Story, by Don Marquis
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Meaning of quiet

  • adjective 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
  • adjective Free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound
    a quiet audience at the concert, the room was dark and quiet
  • adjective Of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.