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quietus

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of quietus

  1. 1 a freeing from an obligation or responsibility <was granted a quietus on the remainder of the debt in the old man's will> Synonyms delivery, discharge, release, quittanceRelated Words dispensation, exemption, immunity, waiver

  2. 2 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities <her unshakable belief in a blissful afterlife allowed her to meet her quietus without the slightest tinge of fear or regret> Synonyms curtains, decease, demise, dissolution, doom, end, exit, expiration, expiry, fate, grave, great divide, passage, passing, death, sleepRelated Words casualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughterNear Antonyms existence, life; creation, genesis, origination, riseAntonyms birth, nativity




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