Quiescency
Quiescence Qui*es"cence, Quiescency Qui*es"cen*cy, n. [L. quiescentia, fr. quiescens, p. pr.; cf. F. quiestence. See {Quiesce}.] The state or quality of being quiescent. ``Quiescence, bodily and mental.'' --H. Spencer. [1913 Webster]

Deeds will be done; -- while be boasts his quiescence. --R. Browning. [1913 Webster]


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