quiescency


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quiescence, quiescency

the state or quality of being in repose or at rest. — quiescent, adj.
See also: Quietude
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Noun1.quiescency - a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inactionquiescency - a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction; "the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy"
inaction, inactiveness, inactivity - the state of being inactive
hibernation - cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals
aestivation, estivation - (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period
slumber - a dormant or quiescent state
2.quiescency - quiet and inactive restfulness
repose, rest, ease, relaxation - freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
vegetation - inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life; "their holiday was spent in sleep and vegetation"
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