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quietude

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Synonyms and Antonyms of quietude

  1. 1 a state of freedom from storm or disturbance <after his tantrum, the toddler lapsed into an exhausted quietude and fell asleep> Synonyms calmness, hush, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, quietness, calm, 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. 2 the near or complete absence of sound <the quietude of the early morning was broken only by the occasional chirping of birds> Synonyms hush, quiet, quietness, silence, 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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