Quiet; still; inactive.
Webster's New World
Characterized by an absence of upheaval or discord.
Having little or no sunspot activity.
A quiescent infection.
American Heritage Medicine
The definition of quiescent is something or someone dormant or in a period of inactivity.
An example of something that would be described as quiescent is a tumor that is dormant and not causing any type of health problems or growing at the time.
Find Similar Words
Find similar words to quiescent using the buttons below.
Words Starting With Q and Ending With T