Synonyms of quiet in English:

quiet


See definition of quiet

adjective

1‘the whole pub went quiet’

SYNONYMS
silent, still, hushed, noiseless, soundless
mute, dumb, speechless, voiceless, unspeaking

2‘she spoke in a quiet voice’

SYNONYMS
soft, low, lowered, muted, muffled, faint, indistinct, inaudible, dull
hushed, whispered, stifled, suppressed
ANTONYMS

loud

3‘a quiet village’

SYNONYMS
peaceful, sleepy, tranquil, calm, still, relaxing, soothing, pleasant, restful, undisturbed, free from disturbance, free from interruption, free from interference, untroubled
unfrequented, private, secluded, sequestered, retired, isolated, out of the way, off the beaten track, solitary
ANTONYMS

busy

4‘I thought we'd better have a quiet word together before the kids come’

SYNONYMS
private, confidential, secret, discreet, unofficial, off the record, between ourselves, between you and me, between you and me and the bedpost, between you and me and the doorpost, between you and me and the gatepost, between you and me and the wall
ANTONYMS

public

5‘he's a very quiet, private person’

SYNONYMS
calm, equable, serene, composed, cool, calm, and collected, placid, untroubled, peaceful, peaceable, tranquil, gentle, mild, phlegmatic, imperturbable, unexcitable
moderate, reserved, uncommunicative, unresponsive, taciturn, secretive, withdrawn, silent
meek, mousy, retiring, reticent, unforthcoming, shy, self-effacing, diffident, modest, temperate, restrained, unassuming, unassertive, unemotional
informal unflappable
rare equanimous

6‘I've always preferred quiet colours’

SYNONYMS
unobtrusive, unostentatious, unpretentious, restrained, reserved
soft, pale, pastel, muted, understated, subdued, subtle, low-key, conservative, sober, plain, ordinary
ANTONYMS

loud

7‘you can't keep a mass murder quiet for long’

SYNONYMS
secret, top secret, confidential, strictly confidential, classified, unrevealed, undisclosed, unpublished, untold, unknown, uncommunicated, under wraps, unofficial, off the record, not for circulation, not for publication, not to be made public, not to be disclosed, clandestine, surreptitious
sub rosa
informal hush-hush, mum
ANTONYMS

public

8‘business is quiet today’

SYNONYMS
slow, slow-moving, stagnant, slack, sluggish, inactive, not busy, idle

noun

1‘after London, the quiet of the country was almost tangible’

SYNONYMS
peacefulness, peace and quiet, peace, restfulness, calm, calmness, tranquillity, serenity
silence, quietness, stillness, still, quietude, hush, noiselessness, soundlessness
privacy, privateness, seclusion, solitude, isolation, retirement, lack of disturbance, lack of interruption, freedom from interference

Phrases

    on the quiet

    ‘doing good works on the quiet for impoverished congregations’


    SYNONYMS

    in secret, secretly, furtively, stealthily, sneakily, slyly, surreptitiously, covertly, clandestinely, on the sly, on the side, behind someone's back, under cover

    under the counter

    informal

    on the q.t.

    ANTONYMS

    openly