quiet

(redirected from quietest)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms.

quiet

Astronomy (of the sun) exhibiting a very low number of sunspots, solar flares, and other surface phenomena; inactive
References in classic literature ?
The quietest thing I can do is to go straight to my place.
She continued to look fixedly at the red embers; and from her lips that hardly moved came the quietest possible whisper: "Nothing would be easier than to die for you.
His room was the one nearest to the lake in the center of the woods, and was therefore the quietest, and none of the last echoes of the evening's festivity could reach him.
In his ticklish position he nearly lost his balance and only just avoided rolling over into the road, the horse, though a powerful one, being fortunately the quietest he rode.
Everything being then arranged, the servant who stood at the horse's head was bid in an important voice "to let him go," and off they went in the quietest manner imaginable, without a plunge or a caper, or anything like one.
It was one of the quietest and peacefullest dogs I have ever seen.
If it were the quietest, most familiar horse in the world, there would always be the chance of accident.
Lamb, like Wordsworth, still kept the charm of a serenity, [14] a precision, unsurpassed by the quietest essayist of the preceding age.
It was the quietest hour of the twenty-four,--the hour almost of dawn.
At eleven o'clock, he rode for an hour in the quietest part of the park, avoiding, so far as possible, anyone he knew, and galloping whenever he could.
At times, all joined in, the control of the quietest breaking down before the wave of excitement and fear that swept spasmodically over all of them.
I 'm not blind, my dear, neither is Tom, and when a young gentleman cuts a call abruptly short, and races after a young lady, and is seen holding her hand at the quietest corner of the park, and then goes travelling all of a sudden, we know what it means if you don't.