QUI'ET, adjective [Latin quietus.]
1. Still; being in a state of rest; now moving. Judges 16:2.
2. Still; free from alarm or disturbance; unmolested; as a quiet life.
In his days the land was quiet ten years. 2 Chronicles 14:1.
3. Peaceable; not turbulent; not giving offense; not exciting controversy, disorder or trouble; mild; meek; contented.
The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. 1 Peter 3:4.
4. Calm; not agitated by wind; as a quiet sea or atmosphere.
5. Smooth; unruffled.
6. Undisturbed; unmolested; as the quiet possession or enjoyment of an estate.
7. Not crying; not restless; as a quiet child.
QUI'ET, noun [Latin quies.]
1. Rest; repose; stillness; the state of a thing not in motion.
2. Tranquility; freedom from disturbance or alarm; civil or political repose. Our country enjoys quiet
3. Peace; security. Judges 18:7.
QUI'ET, verb transitive
1. To stop motion; to still; to reduce to a state of rest; as, to quiet corporeal motion.
2. To calm; to appease; to pacify; to lull; to tranquilize; as, to quiet the soul when agitated; to quiet the passions; to quiet the clamors of a nation; to quiet the disorders of a city or town.
3. To allay; to suppress; as, to quiet pain or grief.