Webster 1913 Edition
In a state of rest or calm; without stir, motion, or agitation; still;
They . . . were
quietall the night, saying, In the morning, when it is day, we shall kill him.
Judg. xvi. 2.
Free from noise or disturbance; hushed; still.
Not excited or anxious; calm; peaceful; placid; settled;“ So quiet and so sweet a style.”
That son, who on the
Such trouble brought.
quietstate of man
Such trouble brought.
Not giving offense; not exciting disorder or trouble; not turbulent; gentle; mild; meek; contented.
The ornament of a meek and
1 Pet. iii. 4.
I will sit as
quietas a lamb.
Not showy; not such as to attract attention; undemonstrative;
Syn. – Still; tranquil; calm; unruffled; smooth; unmolested; undisturbed; placid; peaceful; mild; peaceable; meek; contented.
The quality or state of being quiet, or in repose; as an hour or a time of quiet.
Freedom from disturbance, noise, or alarm; stillness; tranquillity; peace; security.
And join with thee, calm Peace and
quietly.“ I will depart in quiet.”
Out of quiet,
[Obs.]“She is much out of quiet.”
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To stop motion in; to still; to reduce to a state of rest, or of silence.
To calm; to appease; to pacify; to lull; to allay; to tranquillize;
quietthe passions; to
quietclamors or disorders; to
quietpain or grief.
Quietyourselves, I pray, and be at peace.
To become still, silent, or calm; – often with down;
as, be soon.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Still; being in a state of rest; now moving. Judges 16.
2.Still; free from alarm or disturbance; unmolested; as a quiet life.
In his days the land was quiet ten years. 2Chron. 14.
3.Peaceable; not turbulent; not giving offense; not exciting controversy, disorder or trouble; mild; meek; contented.
The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. 1Peter 3.
4.Calm; not agitated by wind; as a quiet sea or atmosphere.
6.Undisturbed; unmolested; as the quiet possession or enjoyment of an estate.
7.Not crying; not restless; as a quiet child.
1.Rest; repose; stillness; the state of a thing not in motion.
2.Tranquility; freedom from disturbance or alarm; civil or political repose. Our country enjoys quiet.
3.Peace; security. Judges 18.
1.To stop motion; to still; to reduce to a state of rest; as, to quiet corporeal motion.
2.To calm; to appease; to pacify; to lull; to tranquilize; as, to quiet the soul when agitated; to quiet the passions; to quiet the clamors of a nation; to quiet the disorders of a city or town.
3.To allay; to suppress; as, to quiet pain or grief.