quietness

  • 1 Quietness — Qui et*ness, n. The quality or state of being quiet; freedom from noise, agitation, disturbance, or excitement; stillness; tranquillity; calmness. [1913 Webster] I would have peace and quietness. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 quietness — index peace, silence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 quietness — quiet, quietness, quietude The most commonly used of these nouns is quiet, which denotes a state of silence or tranquillity (the quiet that precedes a storm / a period of peace and quiet). Quietness also has this meaning but tends to denote… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 quietness — quiet ► ADJECTIVE (quieter, quietest) 1) making little or no noise. 2) free from activity, disturbance, or excitement. 3) without being disturbed or interrupted: a quiet drink. 4) discreet, moderate, or restrained. 5) (of a person) tranquil and… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 quietness — noun see quiet II …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 quietness — See quietly. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 quietness — noun a) Absence of sound; silence or hush. b) Absence of disturbance; calm, stillness or serenity. Syn: silence …

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  • 8 quietness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The absence of sound or noise: hush, noise lessness, quiet, silence, soundlessness, still, stillness. See SOUNDS. 2. An absence of motion or disturbance: calm, calmness, hush, lull, peace, peacefulness, placidity,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 9 quietness — qui·et·ness || kwaɪətnɪs n. silence, noiselessness; stillness, tranquility; muteness, speechlessness; peacefulness, calmness …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 quietness — n. Tranquillity, stillness, calmness …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 11 quietness — qui·et·ness …

    English syllables

  • 12 quietness — See: quiet …

    English dictionary

  • 13 quietness — noun 1. the property of making no sound (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑soundlessness • Derivationally related forms: ↑soundless (for: ↑soundlessness), ↑quiet …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 quiescence — Quietness . In cells, the state of not dividing; in neurons, the state of not firing …

    Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 15 quiet — [[t]kwa͟ɪ͟ət[/t]] ♦♦ quieter, quietest, quiets, quieting, quieted 1) ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is quiet makes only a small amount of noise. Tania kept the children reasonably quiet and contented... A quiet murmur passed through the… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 Ode on a Grecian Urn — Tracing of an engraving of the Sosibios vase by Keats Ode on a Grecian …

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  • 17 Manie Payne Ferguson — (1850 – 8 June 1932) was a pioneer leader in the American Holiness Movement, a Christian evangelist and social worker who co founded the Peniel Mission, and the author of several hymns, most notably Blessed Quietness . Contents 1 Early life 2… …

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  • 18 quiet — quiet, quieten As a verb, quiet has been used transitively (with an object) since the 16c in the meaning ‘to make (someone or something) quiet’, and is still in use in this sense: • The unexpectedness of this departure from the routine at first… …

    Modern English usage

  • 19 quietude — quiet, quietness, quietude The most commonly used of these nouns is quiet, which denotes a state of silence or tranquillity (the quiet that precedes a storm / a period of peace and quiet). Quietness also has this meaning but tends to denote… …

    Modern English usage

  • 20 The Best of the Davis Sisters — Infobox Album | Name = The Best of the Davis Sisters Type = greatest hits Artist = The Davis Sisters Released = 1978 Recorded = 1955 1968 Genre = Gospel Length = 76:03 Label = Savoy Records # 7017 Executive Producer = Fred Mendelson Reviews = |… …

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