Thesaurus

quiet

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of quiet

  1. 1 free from disturbing noise or uproar left the din of the rock concert and went to a quiet restaurant where we could hear one another talk Synonyms of quiet arcadian, calm, hushed, peaceful, placid, restful, serene, still, stilly, tranquil Words Related to quiet noiseless, silent, soundless; mute, speechless, wordless; dead, motionless, quiescent; muffled, muted, quieted; dull, gentle, low, soft; ultraquiet Near Antonyms of quiet crazy, tempestuous, wild; blaring, blasting, booming, earsplitting, piercing, roaring, thundering, thunderous Antonyms of quiet boisterous, clamorous, clattery, deafening, loud, noisy, raucous, rip-roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy, tumultuous, unquiet, uproarious, woolly (also wooly)

  2. 2 not excessively showy she decided that it would be best to wear a quiet business suit to the job interview Synonyms of quiet conservative, low-key (also low-keyed), muted, repressed, restrained, sober, subdued, toned-down, understated, unflashy, unpretentious Words Related to quiet appropriate, becoming, fit, fitting, proper, suitable; modest, plain, simple, unadorned, undecorated; inconspicuous, unnoticeable, unobtrusive; graceful, handsome, refined, tasteful; drab, mousy (or mousey); practical, sensible Near Antonyms of quiet meretricious; graceless, inelegant, tacky, tasteless, tawdry, trashy, vulgar; baroque, fancy, frilly, gilded (or gilt), ornate, rococo; overdecorated, overdone, overwrought Antonyms of quiet flamboyant, flaring, flashy, garish, gaudy, glitzy, loud, noisy, ostentatious, razzle-dazzle, splashy, swank (or swanky)

  3. 3 free from storms or physical disturbance a quiet interlude as the eye of the storm passed over us Synonyms of quiet halcyon, hushed, lown [dialect], peaceful, placid, calm, serene, still, stilly, tranquil, untroubledWords Related to quiet balmy, clement, equable, gentle, mild, moderate, temperate; clear, cloudless, fair, rainless, sunny, sunshiny, windlessNear Antonyms of quiet blizzardy (also blizzardly), blustery, squally, windy; extreme, foul, intemperate, nasty, severeAntonyms of quiet agitated, angry, inclement, restless, rough, stormy, tempestuous, turbulent, unquiet, unsettled

  4. 4 screened or sequestered from view a quiet little house set far back from the street Synonyms of quiet cloistered, covert, hidden, isolated, secluded, remote, retired, secret, shelteredWords Related to quiet lone, lonely, lonesome, reclusive, solitary; privateNear Antonyms of quiet obvious, visible; exposed

  5. 5 mostly or entirely without sound a diver who loves to retreat to the quiet world beneath the surface of the sea Synonyms of quiet hushed, muted, noiseless, silent, quieted, soundless, still, stillyWords Related to quiet calm, peaceable, peaceful, serene, tranquilNear Antonyms of quiet boisterous, clamorous, clangorous, clattering, clattery, raucous, rip-roaring, roaring, roistering, tumultuousAntonyms of quiet noisy, rackety, unquiet, uproarious

  6. 6 not loud in pitch or volume quiet music is generally more relaxing Synonyms of quiet dull, gentle, low, softWords Related to quiet dead, silent, still; calm, dreamy, hushed, peaceful, restful, serene, soothing, stilly, tranquil; muffled, muted, softened, toned (down)Near Antonyms of quiet brazen, crashing, dinning, discordant, noisy, obstreperous, raucous, rip-roaring, vociferous; grating, harsh, shrill, squealing, strident; clarion, clear, trumpetlikeAntonyms of quiet blaring, blasting, booming, clamorous, clangorous, deafening, earsplitting, loud, overloud, piercing, plangent, resounding, ringing, roaring, sonorous, stentorian, thundering, thunderous


quiet

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of quiet

  1. without motion lie quiet and no one will guess you're hiding under the bed Synonyms of quiet motionlessly, still, quietlyWords Related to quiet immovably; inactivelyNear Antonyms of quiet movably


quiet

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of quiet

  1. 1 a state of freedom from storm or disturbance sailors enjoying the quiet of a clear evening at sea Synonyms of quiet calmness, hush, peace, peacefulness, placidity, calm, quietness, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, still, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Words Related to quiet lull, pause, respite; silence; mildness, soothingness; comity, concord, harmony; casualness, easygoingness, informality, laid-backness, relaxednessNear Antonyms of quiet clamor, din, noise, racketAntonyms of quiet bustle, commotion, hubbub, hurly-burly, pandemonium, tumult, turmoil, unquietness, unrest, uproar

  2. 2 the near or complete absence of sound new parents appreciating the blessed quiet that comes when their baby finally falls asleep Synonyms of quiet hush, silence, quietness, quietude, still, stillnessWords Related to quiet calm, lull, peace, peacefulness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Near Antonyms of quiet babel, blare, bluster, cacophony, chatter, clamor, clangor, din, hubbub, racket, rattle, roar, tumult, uproarAntonyms of quiet noise, sound, unquietness


quiet

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of quiet

  1. 1 to become still and orderly the museum docent told the rowdy youngsters to quiet down for the tour Synonyms of quiet calm (down), chill out [slang], cool, hush, pipe down, settle (down) Words Related to quiet dry up; relax, tranquilize (also tranquillize), unwind, zone out Phrases cool it Near Antonyms of quiet clown (around), fool around, horse around, monkey (around), show off, skylark Antonyms of quiet act up, carry on, cut up

  2. 2 to free from distress or disturbance quiet a crying toddler with candy Synonyms of quiet becalm, compose, lull, lullaby, calm, quieten [chiefly British], salve, settle, soothe, still, tranquilize (also tranquillize)Words Related to quiet appease, conciliate, hush, mollify, pacify, placate; allay, alleviate, assuage, ease, lay, mitigate, quell, relax, relieve, solace; narcotize, sedate, stupefyNear Antonyms of quiet aggravate, heighten, intensify; arouse, excite, foment, incite, rouse, stir (up), work upAntonyms of quiet agitate, discompose, disquiet, disturb, key (up), perturb, upset, vex

  3. 3 to stop the noise or speech of the nanny could quiet unruly children with just a look Synonyms of quiet dumb, extinguish, hush, mute, quell, silence, quieten [chiefly British], settle, shush, shut up, squelch, stillNear Antonyms of quiet agitate, stir



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