- adj. 安静的；宁静的；平静的
- n. 安静；平静；闲适
- vt. 使平静；使安心
- vi. 平静下来
- 轻声的,无声的,安静的 with little or no sound; not noisy or loud
- 不动的,静止的; 平静的,安定的 with little or no movement or disturbance
- 无感情波动的,无干扰的 without excitement, activity or interruption
- 文静的,温和的,温顺的 gentle; not forceful
- 克制的,不大声表达的 restrained; not expressed loudly
- 不鲜艳的,暗淡的 not bright
- vt. & vi. (使)变平静 (make) become quiet
- vt. 使缓解,使减轻 make less severe
- [U]安静,寂静,宁静 the state of being quiet; quietness
a period of calm weather;
"there was a lull in the storm"
an untroubled state; free from disturbances
the absence of sound;
"he needed silence in order to sleep"
"the street was quiet"
a disposition free from stress or emotion
characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity;
"a quiet life"
"a quiet throng of onlookers"
"quiet peace-loving people"
"the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"
free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound;
"a quiet audience at the concert"
"the room was dark and quiet"
not showy or obtrusive;
"clothes in quiet good taste"
in a softened tone;
"a subdued whisper"
"a quiet reprimand"
(of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves;
"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"
of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.
with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly');
"her hands rested quietly in her lap"
"the rock star was quietly led out the back door"
"sit here as quiet as you can"
become quiet or quieter;
"The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
make calm or still;
"quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
- When you are in a library, you must be quiet.
- Please keep quiet while others are studying.
- His health has turned all the better for him after a quiet holiday abroad.
- Everything was quiet under the blinking stars.
- Leave me alone. I just want some peace and quiet.
- There was such a world of hereditary quiet in her.
- The cure for this lies in admitting the part of sane and quiet enjoyment in a balanced ideal of life.
- He was the bard of the farmers and workers of New England and his quiet verse mirrored the staid New Hampshire countryside.
- I am well aware that nothing else will quiet Tom.
- The principal tried to quiet the students.
- When he quieted down, I began to tell him the truth.
- as quiet as a mouse〔grave〕
非常宁静 very quiet
- quiet down (v.+adv.)
(使)安静,(使)平静 (cause to) become calmer; stop
The city quieted down after the disturbances.
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.
- at quiet
安定地 stably; quietly
- on the quiet
悄悄地,偷偷地,秘密地 secretly; unobtrusively
- quiet sb's suspicions 消除某人的疑虑
- quiet the engine 使发动机熄火
- quiet the headache 使头痛减轻
- quiet the students 让学生们安静下来
- quiet from 使平静
Why is not the nation's quiet secured?出自： Burke
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
- steady v.
- calm n.