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[Late Latin quiētūdō, from Latin quiētus, resting, from past participle of quiēscere, to rest; see quiet.]
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the state or condition of being quiet, peaceful, calm, or tranquil
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qui•e•tude(ˈkwaɪ ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud)
the state of being quiet; tranquillity.
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See also meditation.
a mania for stillness.
a mania for sitting.
the state or quality of being in repose or at rest. — quiescent, adj.
a state or quality of being calm, quiet, silent, or in repose.
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|Noun||1.||quietude - a state of peace and quiet |
calmness - a feeling of calm; an absence of agitation or excitement
peace of mind, ataraxis, peacefulness, repose, serenity, peace, heartsease - the absence of mental stress or anxiety
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quietude[ˈkwaɪətjuːd] N → quietud f
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