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stilly

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of stilly

  1. 1 free from disturbing noise or uproar <bats taking flight in the stilly summer evening> Synonyms arcadian, calm, hushed, peaceful, placid, restful, serene, still, quiet, tranquilRelated Words noiseless, silent, soundless; mute, speechless, wordless; dead, motionless, quiescent; muffled, muted, quieted; dull, gentle, low, soft; ultraquietNear Antonyms crazy, tempestuous, wild; blaring, blasting, booming, earsplitting, piercing, roaring, thundering, thunderousAntonyms boisterous, clamorous, clattery, deafening, loud, noisy, raucous, rip-roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy, tumultuous, unquiet, uproarious, woolly (also wooly)

  2. 2 free from storms or physical disturbance <dipping my paddle into the stilly water, I began canoeing across the pond> Synonyms halcyon, hushed, lown [dialect], peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, still, calm, tranquil, untroubledRelated Words balmy, clement, equable, gentle, mild, moderate, temperate; clear, cloudless, fair, rainless, sunny, sunshiny, windlessNear Antonyms blizzardy (also blizzardly), blustery, squally, windy; extreme, foul, intemperate, nasty, severeAntonyms agitated, angry, inclement, restless, rough, stormy, tempestuous, turbulent, unquiet, unsettled

  3. 3 mostly or entirely without sound <the blissful peace of a star-filled, stilly night> Synonyms hushed, muted, noiseless, quiet, quieted, soundless, still, silentRelated Words calm, peaceable, peaceful, serene, tranquilNear Antonyms boisterous, clamorous, clangorous, clattering, clattery, raucous, rip-roaring, roaring, roistering, tumultuousAntonyms noisy, rackety, unquiet, uproarious




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