Meaning of quiet

Definition of quiet

(adj) 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"
free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet"
not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste"
in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"
(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"
(of the sun) characterized by a low level of surface phenomena, such as sunspots
(adv) 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"
(noun) a period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm"
an untroubled state; free from disturbances
the absence of sound; "he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet"
(verb) become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

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