Origin of quiescent
Related formsqui·es·cent·ly, adverbqui·es·cence, qui·es·cen·cy, noun
Can be confusedquiescent quiet
Examples from the Web for quiescence
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.
Every limb was at rest, every nerve seemed lulled into quiescence.The Golden Web|Anthony Partridge
Now came another period of quiescence in the war, but a period radically different in temper from the first.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
The cycle ends in a condition of quiescence, or of such action as tends only to preserve the status quo.The Analysis of Mind|Bertrand Russell
Taking the line of quiescence as a level of development, it follows that the level has become higher.
The diagram is made up of curves that fall upon the line of quiescence; unity of curve is lacking, hence unity of effort.