About The Word Quietly

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Quietly

Quietly Meaning & Definition
Quietly Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Quietly?

[adv] with low volume; "speak softly but carry a big stick"; "she spoke quietly to the child"; "the radio was playing softly"
[adv] with little or no sound; "the class was listening quietly and intently"; "she was crying quietly"
[adv] with little or no activity or especially agitation; "her hands rested quietly in her lap"; "the rock star was quietly led out the back door"; (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly' as in"sit here as quiet as you can")
[adv] in a restful manner; "the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Quietly: quiet | restfully | softly

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Quietly In Webster's Dictionary

\Qui"et*ly\, adv. 1. In a quiet state or manner; without motion; in a state of rest; as, to lie or sit quietly. 2. Without tumult, alarm, dispute, or disturbance; peaceably; as, to live quietly; to sleep quietly. 3. Calmly, without agitation or violent emotion; patiently; as, to submit quietly to unavoidable evils. 4. Noiselessly; silently; without remark or violent movement; in a manner to attract little or no observation; as, he quietly left the room.

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