Quiet definitions

kwī'ĭt
Still; calm; motionless.
adjective
158
4
Not agitated, as in motion; gentle.

A quiet sea.

adjective
154
1
Not easily excited or disturbed.

A quiet disposition.

adjective
151
1
Not ostentatious or pretentious.

Quiet furnishings.

adjective
148
4
Not forward; unobtrusive.

A quiet manner.

adjective
145
0
Secluded.

A quiet den.

adjective
142
3
Secret; private; concealed.

Let's keep this matter quiet.

adjective
139
2
Peaceful and relaxing.

A quiet evening at home.

adjective
136
2
Not busy.

A quiet day on the stock exchange.

adjective
133
0
In a quiet manner.
adverb
130
1
A quiet state or condition; calmness, stillness, inactivity, freedom from noise, etc.
noun
127
1
A quiet or peaceful quality; freedom from turmoil or agitation.
noun
124
0
To become quiet.
verb
121
2
To make quiet; calm or pacify, bring to rest, etc.
verb
118
3
To allay (fear, doubt, etc.)
verb
115
1
To make (a title) unassailable by freeing the fact of ownership from interference, disturbance, or question.
verb
112
2
Making or characterized by little or no noise.

A quiet library; a quiet street; a quiet, well tuned engine.

adjective
85
1
Not showy or bright; subdued.

A room decorated in quiet colors.

adjective
82
2
Restrained, as in style; understated.

A quiet strength; a quiet life.

adjective
79
1
Out of public scrutiny; known or discussed by few.

Wanted to keep the incident quiet until after the election.

adjective
76
2
The quality or condition of being quiet.
noun
73
1
To cause to become quiet.

The teacher quieted the students.

verb
70
0
To make (a title) secure by freeing from uncertainties or adverse claims as to the ownership.
verb
67
2
To become quiet.

The child wouldn't quiet down for me.

verb
64
1
With little or no sound; free from of disturbing noise.

I can't hear the music, it is too quiet.

adjective
6
0
Not busy, of low quantity.

The traffic was quiet for a Monday morning.

Business was quiet for the season.

adjective
6
0
The definition of quiet is making little or no movement or sound.

An example of quiet is the sound of a whisper.

adjective
6
0
Having little motion or activity; calm.

The sea was quiet; a quiet night at home; all quiet on the Western front.

adjective
3
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Not talking much or not talking loudly; reserved.

He's a very quiet man usually, but is very chatty after a few beers.

adjective
3
0

A quiet dress; quiet colours; a quiet movement.

adjective
0
0
To become quiet, silent, still, tranquil, calm.

When you quiet, we can start talking.

verb
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To cause someone to become quiet.

Can you quiet your child? He's making lots of noise.

The umpire quieted the crowd, so the game could continue in peace.

verb
0
0

There was a strange quiet in the normally very lively plaza.

We need a bit of quiet before we can start the show.

noun
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noun
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Origin of quiet

Middle English from Old French from Latin quiētus past participle of quiēscere to rest kweiə- in Indo-European roots