Textual thesaurus for "quiet"

(adj) still, tranquil, smooth, placid, 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

(adj) muted, hushed, subdued

in a softened tone

hushed voices; muted trumpets; a subdued whisper; a quiet reprimand

(adj) restrained

not showy or obtrusive

clothes in quiet good taste

(adv) quietly

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

(noun) tranquility, tranquillity, serenity, placidity, repose

a disposition free from stress or emotion

(noun) silence

the absence of sound

he needed silence in order to sleep; the street was quiet

(noun) tranquility, tranquillity

an untroubled state; free from disturbances

(noun) lull

a period of calm weather

there was a lull in the storm

(verb) still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm, calm down, lull, quieten

make calm or still

quiet the dragons of worry and fear

(verb) hush, quiesce, quiet down, quieten, pipe down

become quiet or quieter

The audience fell silent when the speaker entered