- quiet revolution,
- quiet sun,
- quill driver,
- quill pen
Origin of quietude
Examples from the Web for quietude
The summer of the same year, accompanied by my daughters, I sought the quietude of the mountains of Virginia.As I Remember|Marian Gouverneur
He determined to quit Paris, where the life was far too exciting for his nerves, and to regain the quietude of Normandy.
A strange melancholy rested on the forest, a quietude seldom broken by a distant bird's cry.Green Mansions|W. H. Hudson
That is, he should not alter so greatly the character of night as to lose the solitude, the visible darkness, or the quietude.Essays|Alice Meynell
She was a magnificent dead weight; there was something positive and portentous in her quietude.The Spoils of Poynton|Henry James
1590s, from Middle French quiétude (c.1500) or directly from Late Latin quietudo, from Latin quietus (see quiet (n.)).