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quiet 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈkwīət/,
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quietest, superlative; quieter, comparative;
  1. Making little or no noise
    • - the car has a quiet, economical engine
    • - I was as quiet as I could be, but he knew I was there
  2. (of a place, period of time, or situation) Without much activity, disturbance, or excitement
    • - the street below was quiet, little traffic braving the snow
  3. Without being disturbed or interrupted
    • - all he wanted was a quiet drink
  4. Carried out discreetly, secretly, or with moderation
    • - we wanted a quiet wedding
    • - I'll have a quiet word with him
  5. (of a person) Tranquil and reserved by nature; not brash or forceful
    • - his quiet, middle-aged parents
  6. Expressed in a restrained or understated way
    • - Molly spoke with quiet confidence
  7. (of a color or garment) Unobtrusive; not bright or showy

Verb
  1. Make or become silent, calm, or still
    • - there are ways of quieting kids down
    • - the journalists quieted down as Judy stepped on to the dais
Noun
  1. Absence of noise or bustle; silence; calm
    • - the ringing of the telephone shattered the early morning quiet
  2. Freedom from disturbance or interruption by others
    • - he understood her wish for peace and quiet
  3. A peaceful or settled state of affairs in social or political life
    • - after several months of comparative quiet, the scandal reerupted in August

  1. quietly: with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly'); "her hands rested quietly in her lap"; "the rock star was quietly led out the back door"; "sit here as quiet as you can"
  2. characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity; "a quiet life"; "a quiet throng of onlookers"; "quiet peace-loving people"; "the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"
  3. lull: a period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm"
  4. quieten: become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
  5. calm: make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
  6. free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet"
  7. tranquillity: an untroubled state; free from disturbances
  8. not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste"
  9. silence: the absence of sound; "he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet"
  10. hushed: in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"
  11. repose: a disposition free from stress or emotion
  12. QUIET is an astronomy experiment to study the polarization of the cosmic microwave background radiation. QUIET stands for Q/U Imaging ExperimenT. The Q/U in the name refers to the ability of the telescope to measure the Q and U Stokes parameters simultaneously. ...
  13. Quiet is a solo EP released by Jim Ward. It is the first time Ward has released an album of solo material, although he has released two solo songs on compilation discs. It was released November 6th by Ward's own Civil Defense League record label. ...
  14. Quiet is an album by jazz musician John Scofield.
  15. "Quiet" is the rumored next single off the The Naked Truth from Lil' Kim and it features The Game. However, there have also been talks of The Game's in Trouble being the first single. ...
  16. Siamese Dream is the second studio album by the American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, released on July 27, 1993 on Virgin Records. The album fused diverse influences such as shoegazing, dream pop, classic heavy metal, and progressive rock.
  17. The Quiet is a 2005 American drama and thriller film directed by Jamie Babbit, and starring Elisha Cuthbert and Camilla Belle. ...
  18. The absence of sound; quietness; the absence of movement; stillness, tranquility; To become quiet, silent, still, tranquil, calm; To cause someone to become quiet; With little or no sound; denoting absence of disturbing noise; Having little motion or activity; calm; Not busy, of low quantity; ...
  19. A term used to describe when earth geomagnetic fields are quiet.
  20. absence of restlessness or disturbance. [Integral Yoga]
  21. Use for nuisance barking, whining, etc.
  22. Calm, Complacency, Contemplation, Contentment, Humility, Order, Peace, Reflection, Rest, Serenity, Smoothness, Stillness, Tranquillity.
  23. Looking forward to a little more of this once we get back into the fall rhythms.
  24. what home would be without children.
  25. losing communications or sensors, jamming communications or sensors