quiet[ kwahy-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF quiet
Synonyms for quiet
- buttoned up
- clammed up
- could hear a pin drop
- not saying boo
Antonyms for quiet
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUIET
When they do not disturb him with earthly medicines, he is quiet and happy.
There are quiet and very decent places for those of us that must.
"If you still love Paralus, I wonder you can be so quiet and cheerful," said Eudora.
Where shall I find a quiet church where I may say his De profundis in peace?
How restful this quiet and reserve after the colour and line tumult of the Higbee apartment.
I am in the habit of boarding at a quiet house kept by a widow.
"Harry is quiet, and Philip keeps out of the way lately," she answered.
Uncle Jasper, who had a quiet voice and gentle manners, now stood rigid.
If you keep this up I'm going to take a walk so I can have quiet.
Perhaps the quiet of his boy had not been altogether the quiet of cowardice.
c.1300, "freedom from disturbance or conflict; calm, stillness," from Old French quiete "rest, repose, tranquility" and directly from Latin quies (genitive quietis) "a lying still, rest, repose, peace," from PIE root *qwi- "rest" (cf. Old Persian shiyati-, Avestan shaiti- "well-being;" Avestan shyata- "happy;" Gothic hveila, Old English hwil "space of time;" see while (n.)). Late 14c. as "inactivity, rest, repose."