What does quietly mean?

Definitions for quietly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word quietly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. softly, quietly(adverb)

    with low volume

    "speak softly but carry a big stick"; "she spoke quietly to the child"; "the radio was playing softly"

  2. quietly(adverb)

    with little or no sound

    "the class was listening quietly and intently"; "she was crying quietly"

  3. quietly, quiet(adverb)

    with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly')

    "her hands rested quietly in her lap"; "the rock star was quietly led out the back door"; "sit here as quiet as you can"

  4. restfully, quietly(adverb)

    in a restful manner

    "the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass"

Wiktionary

  1. quietly(Adverb)

    In a quiet manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quietly(adverb)

    in a quiet state or manner; without motion; in a state of rest; as, to lie or sit quietly

  2. Quietly(adverb)

    without tumult, alarm, dispute, or disturbance; peaceably; as, to live quietly; to sleep quietly

  3. Quietly(adverb)

    calmly, without agitation or violent emotion; patiently; as, to submit quietly to unavoidable evils

  4. Quietly(adverb)

    noiselessly; silently; without remark or violent movement; in a manner to attract little or no observation; as, he quietly left the room

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quietly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2441

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quietly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4133

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quietly' in Adverbs Frequency: #200

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quietly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quietly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    One man's word is no man's word we should quietly hear both sides.

  2. Panjiva CEO Josh Green:

    One by one, either loudly or quietly, they will be rolling out some amazing deals.

  3. Johann von Goethe:

    The highest happiness of man ... is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable.

  4. Boston University:

    Japan officially does not admit it negotiates with terrorists, historically, it has quietly worked behind the scenes to pay terrorists off.

  5. Fabio Bucciarelli:

    South Sudan's war represents one of the longest and most forgotten African conflicts, its tragic consequences are quietly fading away from the headlines, making these pictures even more crucial.

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