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Definition of Quiet

Quiet

  1. In a state of rest or calm; without stir, motion, or agitation; still; as, a quiet sea; quiet air.
  2. Free from noise or disturbance; hushed; still.
  3. Not excited or anxious; calm; peaceful; placid; settled; as, a quiet life; a quiet conscience.
  4. Not giving offense; not exciting disorder or trouble; not turbulent; gentle; mild; meek; contented.
  5. Not showy; not such as to attract attention; undemonstrative; as, a quiet dress; quiet colors; a quiet movement.
  6. The quality or state of being quiet, or in repose; as an hour or a time of quiet.
  7. Freedom from disturbance, noise, or alarm; stillness; tranquillity; peace; security.
  8. To stop motion in; to still; to reduce to a state of rest, or of silence.
  9. To calm; to appease; to pacify; to lull; to allay; to tranquillize; as, to quiet the passions; to quiet clamors or disorders; to quiet pain or grief.
  10. To become still, silent, or calm; -- often with down; as, be soon quieted down.
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Quiet Translations

quiet in Afrikaans is kalm
quiet in Danish is rolig
quiet in Dutch is bedaard, stil, rustig, kalm
quiet in Finnish is tyyni
quiet in German is leise, ruhig/still, leise, still
quiet in Italian is pacifico, sommesso, calmo
quiet in Latin is placidus, silentium, quies quietis
quiet in Norwegian is rolig, stillhet, stille
quiet in Spanish is pasito, silencioso, quieto, silencio
quiet in Swedish is stillsam, tyst