adjective, qui·et·er, qui·et·est.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Origin of quiet1
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Example sentences from the Web for quietness
Roxanne suggests that perhaps it is the quietness of much Irish writing that makes it hard to market here.
The quietness of everything there frightened me, called up every foolish, childhood fear and superstition.The Seven-Branched Candlestick|Gilbert W. (Gilbert Wolf) Gabriel
Her father broke in on the quietness of the room with a peculiar question.Captain Pott's Minister|Francis L. Cooper
It was the voice of Hamish that sometimes had the power to soothe to quietness, if not to repose, the ever-moaning sufferer.Shenac's Work at Home|Margaret Murray Robertson
So we always used to pray that the mandatar might be a good man, who would allow us to live in peace and quietness.The Jews of Barnow|Karl Emil Franzos
Fricker was not a gentleman, but, thanks to his quietness and freedom from affectation, it was often possible to forget the fact.The Intrusions of Peggy|Anthony Hope
British Dictionary definitions for quietness
Derived forms of quietquietness, noun
Word Origin for quiet
Idioms and Phrases with quietness
In addition to the idiom beginning with quiet
- quiet as a mouse
- keep quiet
- peace and quiet