with little or no sound; not noisy or loud
with little or no movement or disturbance
without excitement, activity or interruption
gentle; not forceful
restrained; not expressed loudly
(make) become quiet
make less severe
the state of being quiet; quietness
"there was a lull in the storm"
"he needed silence in order to sleep"
"the street was quiet"
"a quiet life"
"a quiet throng of onlookers"
"quiet peace-loving people"
"the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"
"a quiet audience at the concert"
"the room was dark and quiet"
"clothes in quiet good taste"
"a subdued whisper"
"a quiet reprimand"
"a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"
"the quiet waters of a lagoon"
"a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"
"a smooth channel crossing"
"scarcely a ripple on the still water"
"her hands rested quietly in her lap"
"the rock star was quietly led out the back door"
"sit here as quiet as you can"
"The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
"quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
Why is not the nation's quiet secured?
The little girls fall quiet: terror silences them.
出自： F. Weldon
Had the class been quieter and more orderly it might have been easier.
出自： U. Bentley
Medicinal sherry to quiet his nerves.
出自： G. Santayana
Things quieted down and all around was still.
The storm quieted down.
The excitement is quieting down.
兴奋的情绪渐渐平静下来。 quiet sb/oneself/sth ⇔ down
You should quiet the children down.
He quieted himself down.
See if you can quiet the dog down, it's annoying the neighbours with its noise.
误 Please sit quietly in your seats.
正 Please sit quiet in your seats.
误 The old man doesn't like to sit quietly.
正 The old man doesn't like to sit quiet.
误 He lives in a silent street.
正 He lives in a quiet street.
析 silent主要指“不出声”“缄默的”, quiet主要指“没有吵闹和骚乱”的一种安静状态。
误 She was a quite girl in school.
正 She was a quiet girl in school.