Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun quiet

4 senses of quiet

Sense 1
lull, quiet -- (a period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm")
       => calmness -- (an absence of strong winds or rain)

Sense 2
tranquillity, tranquility, quiet -- (an untroubled state; free from disturbances)
       => order -- (established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order")

Sense 3
silence, quiet -- (the absence of sound; "he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet")
       => sound property -- (an attribute of sound)

Sense 4
repose, quiet, placidity, serenity, tranquillity, tranquility -- (a disposition free from stress or emotion)
       => composure, calm, calmness, equanimity -- (steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb quiet

2 senses of quiet

Sense 1
quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down -- (become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered")
       => change intensity -- (increase or decrease in intensity)

Sense 2
calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still -- (make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear")
       => comfort, soothe, console, solace -- (give moral or emotional strength to)

Antonyms of adj quiet

6 senses of quiet

Sense 1
quiet (vs. unquiet) -- (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")

unquiet (vs. quiet) -- (characterized by unrest or disorder; "unquiet days of riots"; "following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation"; "spent an unquiet night tossing and turning")
        => disruptive, riotous, troubled, tumultuous, turbulent -- (characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination; "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood")
        => squally, squalling -- (characterized by short periods of noisy commotion; "a home life that has been extraordinarily squally")

Sense 2
quiet (vs. noisy) -- (free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet")

noisy (vs. quiet) -- (full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds; "a noisy cafeteria"; "a small noisy dog")
        => blatant, clamant, clamorous, strident, vociferous -- (conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry; "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands"; "a vociferous mob")
        => abuzz, buzzing -- (noisy like the sound of a bee; "the room was abuzz over the latest scandal")
        => clangorous, clanging -- (having a loud resonant metallic sound; "the clangorous locomotive works"; "a clanging gong")
        => clanking -- (having a hard nonresonant metallic sound; "clanking chains"; "the clanking arms of the soldiers near him")
        => clattery -- (a rattling sound as of hard things striking together; "a clattery typewriter"; "the clattery sound of dishes")
        => creaky, screaky -- (having a rasping or grating sound; "creaky stairs")
        => rackety, rip-roaring, uproarious -- (uncontrollably noisy)
        => reedy, wheezy -- (having a tone of a reed instrument)
        => stertorous -- (of breathing having a heavy snoring sound)
        => swishy -- (resembling a sustained `sh' or soft whistle; "swishing windshield wipers"; "a swishy skirt")
        => thundering -- (sounding like thunder; "the thundering herd")
        => whirring -- (like the sound of rapidly vibrating wings)

Sense 3
quiet, restrained -- (not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste")

INDIRECT (VIA unostentatious) -> ostentatious, pretentious -- (intended to attract notice and impress others; "an ostentatious sable coat")

Sense 4
hushed, muted, subdued, quiet -- (in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand")

INDIRECT (VIA soft) -> loud -- (characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones")

Sense 5
placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled -- ((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")

INDIRECT (VIA calm) -> stormy -- ((especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion; "a stormy day"; "wide and stormy seas")

Sense 6
quiet (vs. active) -- (of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.)

active (vs. quiet) -- ((of the sun) characterized by an increased occurrence of sunspots and flares and radio emissions)

Similarity of adj quiet

6 senses of quiet

Sense 1
quiet (vs. unquiet) -- (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")
       => quiescent -- (marked by a state of tranquil repose; "the quiescent melancholy of the town")
       => untroubled -- (free from turmoil or worries; "untroubled times")
          Also See-> peaceful#1, peaceable#2; tame#2; unagitated#2

Sense 2
quiet (vs. noisy) -- (free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet")
       => noiseless -- (making no sound; "th' inaudible and noiseless foot of time"- Shakespeare)
       => silent, soundless, still -- (marked by absence of sound; "a silent house"; "soundless footsteps on the grass"; "the night was still")
       => stilly -- ((poetic) still or calm; "in the stilly night")
       => tiptoe -- (walking on the tips of ones's toes so as to make no noise; "moving with tiptoe steps")
          Also See-> inaudible#1, unhearable#1; soft#3

Sense 3
quiet, restrained -- (not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste")
       => unostentatious (vs. ostentatious), unpretentious, unpretending -- (not ostentatious; "his unostentatious office"; "unostentatious elegance")

Sense 4
hushed, muted, subdued, quiet -- (in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand")
       => soft (vs. loud) -- ((of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music")

Sense 5
placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled -- ((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")
       => calm (vs. stormy) -- ((of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas")

Sense 6
quiet (vs. active) -- (of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.)

Synonyms of adv quiet

1 sense of quiet

Sense 1
quietly, quiet -- (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")

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