Origin of quiescent
OTHER WORDS FROM quiescentqui·es·cent·ly, adverbqui·es·cence, qui·es·cen·cy, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH quiescentquiescent , quiet
How to use quiescent in a sentence
Rapture was self-transcending, which led to quiescence, tranquility, and catharsis.
During that period, there were long pauses and periods of quiescence that could lead one to believe that the revolt had subsided.
That quiescence possesses neither of the features which together constitute an act an offering of genuine obedience.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
The royal speech had announced that tranquillity prevailed in Ireland; but yet that country was not in a state of quiescence.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
A reparative period of about four days follows, and then a period of quiescence until the next menstruation commences.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
These, I think, were her two chief pleasures, beyond that of mere quiescence.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
The foolish quiescence into which the shock had at first stunned him began to give way to a rising passion that thawed his heart.The Rake's Progress|Marjorie Bowen