Definitions for quiescency

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

qui•es•centkwiˈɛs ənt, kwaɪ-(adj.)

  1. being at rest; quiet; still; inactive or motionless:

    a quiescent mind.

Origin of quiescent:

1600–10; < L quiēscent-, s. of quiēscēns, prp. of quiēscere to rest; see -ent



Princeton's WordNet

  1. dormancy, quiescence, quiescency(noun)

    a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction

    "the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy"

  2. quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleeping(noun)

    quiet and inactive restfulness


  1. quiescency(Noun)

    Quiescence: the state of being quiescent, or at rest

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quiescency(noun)

    the state or quality of being quiescent


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