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Meaning of quiet

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a
             nonstandard variant for `quietly'); "her hands rested
             quietly in her lap"; "the rock star was quietly led out
             the back door"; "sit here as quiet as you can" [syn:
             {quietly}, {quiet}] [ant: {unquietly}]
      adj 1: characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation
             or activity; "a quiet life"; "a quiet throng of
             onlookers"; "quiet peace-loving people"; "the factions
             remained quiet for almost 10 years" [ant: {unquiet}]
      2: free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a
         quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet"
         [ant: {noisy}]
      3: not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste" [syn:
         {quiet}, {restrained}]
      4: in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a
         subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand" [syn: {hushed},
         {muted}, {subdued}, {quiet}]
      5: (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves; "a
         ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay";
         "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue
         water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel
         crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled
         water" [syn: {placid}, {quiet}, {still}, {tranquil},
         {smooth}, {unruffled}]
      6: of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena
         like sunspots e.g. [ant: {active}]
      n 1: a period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm"
           [syn: {lull}, {quiet}]
      2: an untroubled state; free from disturbances [syn:
         {tranquillity}, {tranquility}, {quiet}]
      3: the absence of sound; "he needed silence in order to sleep";
         "the street was quiet" [syn: {silence}, {quiet}] [ant:
      4: a disposition free from stress or emotion [syn: {repose},
         {quiet}, {placidity}, {serenity}, {tranquillity},
      v 1: become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the
           speaker entered" [syn: {quieten}, {hush}, {quiet},
           {quiesce}, {quiet down}, {pipe down}] [ant: {louden}]
      2: make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
         [syn: {calm}, {calm down}, {quiet}, {tranquilize},
         {tranquillize}, {tranquillise}, {quieten}, {lull}, {still}]
         [ant: {agitate}, {charge}, {charge up}, {commove}, {excite},
         {rouse}, {turn on}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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