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quietude

[ kwahy-i-tood, -tyood ]
/ ˈkwaɪ ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud /
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noun
the state of being quiet; tranquility; calmness; stillness: After the storm passed, there was a lovely quietude.
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Origin of quietude

First recorded in 1590–1600; from Late Latin quiētūdō, equivalent to Latin quiētus quiet + -tūdō -tude
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British Dictionary definitions for quietude

quietude
/ (ˈkwaɪəˌtjuːd) /

noun
the state or condition of being quiet, peaceful, calm, or tranquil
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