adjective, qui·et·er, qui·et·est.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of quiet1
SYNONYMS FOR quiet
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OTHER WORDS FROM quiet
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Example sentences from the Web for quiet
Suddenly, you are crying, breathless, raging, and on quieter days just going through the motions.
But their protestations often were marked by grim frowns or quieter caveats when they thought the formal interview over.In the Battle for Kobani, ISIS Falls Back. But for How Long?|Jamie Dettmer|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You will notice since the visit last year, North Korea has been quieter.
Night has fallen again on Kiev and the streets are quieter than usual.Ukraine’s Techies Will Teach You About Forgiveness|Abby Haglage|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Chris finds a quieter kind of satisfaction in the huts that dot the Rockies around Aspen.Olympians Dish on Their Favorite Spots to Ski & Snowboard|The Daily Beast|October 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His face was, as Richard said, much as in life, only quieter.Richard Vandermarck|Miriam Coles Harris
But it would be better to have tried a quieter pair than Dick and Dandie.A Crooked Path|Mrs. Alexander
We had an attack during the night, and a great deal of firing, but it was quieter during the day, No news from without!
He was not quite what she had expected; he looked paler and quieter than any boys she had seen, and—was he not glad to see her?The Tapestry Room|Mrs. Molesworth
And the sea is quieter: we are already in the lea of the harbour-curve.Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence
British Dictionary definitions for quiet
Derived forms of quietquietness, noun
Word Origin for quiet
Idioms and Phrases with quiet
In addition to the idiom beginning with quiet
- quiet as a mouse
- keep quiet
- peace and quiet