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Entry Word: quiet
Function: adjective
Text: 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 calm, hushed, peaceful, restful, serene, still, stilly, tranquil
Related Words noiseless, silent, soundless; speechless, wordless; dead, motionless, quiescent; muffled, muted, quieted
Near Antonyms crazy, tempestuous, wild
Antonyms boisterous, clamorous, clattery, deafening, loud, noisy, raucous, rip-roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy, tumultuous, uproarious, woolly (also wooly)
2 not excessively showy <she decided to wear a quiet business suit to the interview instead of her blue satin party dress>
Synonyms conservative, muted, restrained, subdued, toned-down, understated, unpretentious
Related Words appropriate, fit, fitting, proper, suitable; modest, plain, simple, unadorned; inconspicuous, unobtrusive; tasteful; drab, mousy (or mousey); practical, sensible
Near Antonyms meretricious; graceless, inelegant, tacky, tasteless, vulgar; baroque, fancy, frilly, gilded, ornate, rococo; overdecorated, overdone, overwrought
Antonyms flamboyant, flashy, garish, gaudy, glitzy, loud, ostentatious, splashy, swank (or swanky), tawdry
3 free from storms or physical disturbance <a quiet interlude as the eye of the storm passed over us> -- see CALM 1
4 hidden from view <a quiet little house set far back from the street> -- see SECLUDED
5 mostly or entirely without sound <a diver who loves to retreat to the quiet world beneath the surface of the sea> -- see SILENT 3
6 not loud in pitch or volume <quiet music is generally more relaxing> -- see SOFT 1