Synonyms and Antonyms 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 Synonyms calmness, hush, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, calm, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, still, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Related Words lull, pause, respite; silence; mildness, soothingness; comity, concord, harmony; casualness, easygoingness, informality, laid-backness, relaxednessNear Antonyms clamor, din, noise, racketAntonyms bustle, commotion, hubbub, hurly-burly, pandemonium, tumult, turmoil, unquietness, unrest, uproar
2 the near or complete absence of sound the tense quietness of the crowd as it anxiously awaited the announcement of the winner Synonyms hush, quiet, silence, quietude, still, stillnessRelated Words calm, lull, peace, peacefulness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Near Antonyms babel, blare, bluster, cacophony, chatter, clamor, clangor, din, hubbub, racket, rattle, roar, tumult, uproarAntonyms noise, sound, unquietness
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