QUIET

quiet

1. [Adjective]: free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet"

2. [Adjective]: of the sun; characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sun spots e.g.

3. [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"

4. [Noun]: the absence of sound; "he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet"

5. [Noun]: a period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm"

6. [Noun]: a disposition free from stress or emotion

7. [Noun]: an untroubled state; free from disturbances

8. [Adverb]: 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"

9. free from disturbance; "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"; "unruf

10. in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"

11. without untoward incident or disruption; "a placid existence"; "quiet times"

12. not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste"

13. [Verb]: become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"

14. [Verb]: make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

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