Quietude definition

kwīĭ-to͝od, -tyo͝od
Tranquility.
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A state of being quiet; rest; calmness.
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Noun

Singular:
quietude
Plural:
quietudes

Origin of quietude

  • Late Latin quiētūdō from Latin quiētus resting from past participle of quiēscere to rest quiet

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin quiÄ“tÅ«dō, from Latin quiÄ“tus, perfect passive participle of quiÄ“scō (“rest").

    From Wiktionary