QUI'ET, a. [L. quietus.]1. Still; being in a state of rest; now moving. Judges 16.2. Still; free from alarm or disturbance; unmolested; as a quiet life.In his days the land was quiet ten years. 2Chron. 14.3. Peaceable; not turbulent; not giving offense; not exciting controversy, disorder or trouble; mild; meek; contented.The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. 1Peter 3.
1Thess. 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, n. [L. 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.
QUI'ET, v.t.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.