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From our Protestant work ethic to our bootstraps mythology, we have enshrined work as the highest good — quietude is, if not a sin, an indulgence we do not quite deserve.
EVERYONE IS TIRED. WE NEED TO GIVE OURSELVES AN ACTUAL BREAK.CHRISTINE EMBAAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With no roads, no cars, and limited facilities, it is an ideal spot for a multi-day trip to revel in the quietude of an undeveloped park.
ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK IS AS WILD AS IT GETSEMILY PENNINGTONMARCH 10, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The shriek of the railroad train does not disturb its quietude, the nearest station being several miles away.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
They are happy in silence, order, and quietude, and no place suits them better than the study of a literary man.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Oh, restore to me my maiden quietude, in my nunnery of Subiaco—when the night was so calm in my cell.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Cattle and kine were taken furtively or openly to these very hills and vales where Jim Lough now lived in quietude and peace.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
He will never be an ecclesiastical show-man, for his disposition is in the direction of general quietude and good neighbourship.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
Gradually the relaxing steam-radiators began to grunt and grumble into a chill quietude.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
They had hardly come in sight of it when it was seen to break from quietude into extraordinary bustle.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
I could excuse myself from dinner and thus secure an hour's quietude.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ

WORDS RELATED TO QUIETUDE

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terpsichoreanadjective | [turp-si-kuh-ree-uhn, turp-si-kawr-ee-uhn, -kohr- ]SEE DEFINITION