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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Quiet \Qui"et\, a. [Compar. Quieter; superl. Quietest.] [L. quietus, p. p. pf quiescere to rest, keep quiet; akin to quies rest, and prob. to E. while, n. See While, and cf. Coy, a., Quiesce, Quietus, Quit, a., Quite, Requiem.] 1. In a state of rest or calm; without stir, motion, or agitation; still; as, a quiet sea; quiet air. [1913 Webster] They . . . were quiet all the night, saying, In the morning, when it is day, we shall kill him. --Judg. xvi. 2. [1913 Webster] 2. Free from noise or disturbance; hushed; still. [1913 Webster] 3. Not excited or anxious; calm; peaceful; placid; settled; as, a quiet life; a quiet conscience. " So quiet and so sweet a style." --Shak. [1913 Webster] That son, who on the quiet state of man Such trouble brought. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. Not giving offense; not exciting disorder or trouble; not turbulent; gentle; mild; meek; contented. [1913 Webster] The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. --1 Pet. iii. 4. [1913 Webster] I will sit as quiet as a lamb. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. Not showy; not such as to attract attention; undemonstrative; as, a quiet dress; quiet colors; a quiet movement. [1913 Webster] Syn: Still; tranquil; calm; unruffled; smooth; unmolested; undisturbed; placid; peaceful; mild; peaceable; meek; contented. [1913 Webster]