quiet

The Correct spelling is: quiet

Common misspellings of the word quiet are:

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  • adj., -et·er, -et·est.
    1. Making little or no noise: quiet neighbors; a quiet engine.
    2. Free of loud noise; hushed: a quiet street.
    3. Calm and unmoving; still: a quiet lake.
    4. Free of turmoil and agitation; untroubled. See synonyms at still1.
    5. Restful; soothing: a quiet afternoon nap; a quiet tune on the flute.
    6. Tranquil; serene: a quiet place in the country.
    7. Not showy or garish; subdued: a room decorated in quiet colors.
    8. Restrained in style; understated: a quiet strength; a quiet life.
    n.

    The quality or condition of being quiet: “A menacing quiet fills the empty streets” (Time).


    v., -et·ed, -et·ing, -ets.

    v.tr.
    1. To cause to become quiet.
    2. Law. To make (a title) secure by freeing from all questions or challenges.
    v.intr.

    To become quiet: The child wouldn't quiet down for me.

    [Middle English, from Old French, from Latin quiētus, past participle of quiēscere, to rest.]

    quietly qui'et·ly adv.
    quietness qui'et·ness n.


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