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quietness

noun

Definition of QUIETNESS

1
a state of freedom from storm or disturbance <preferred the relaxing quietness of the mall in the early morning, before the frenzy of shopping began later in the day>
Near Antonyms clamor, din, noise, racket
2
the near or complete absence of sound <the tense quietness of the crowd as it anxiously awaited the announcement of the winner>
Related Words calm, lull, peace, peacefulness, tranquillity (or tranquility)

March 05, 2015
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