Synonyms for quiescent
- at rest
- in abeyance
Antonyms for quiescent
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUIESCENT
The Garden City seems to be in a quiescent state at present.
It befitted the day, a day outwardly so quiescent, yet in which so much was going on.
The disease is overcome, quiescent; the wound is healed over.
Here we saw what Rome was in action, whatever she might be when quiescent.
What an awakening from this quiescent state was hers this day!
The sea was blue now, quiescent, waveless; there was only the eternal roll.
It was quiescent, and new to him,—like nothing he had seen,—and he clung to it.
This fluid runs out while the ejaculatory muscles are quiescent.
Most, if not all, the quiescent vowels seem to have been introduced for this purpose.
A hackney-coach always appeared to us the most quiescent of movables.
c.1600, from Latin quiescentem (nominative quiescens), present participle of quiescere, inchoative verb formed from quies "rest, quiet" (see quiet (n.)).