Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of quiescency | Another word for quiescency | What is quiescency?

Definition 1: quiet and inactive restfulness - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for quiescency in the sense of this definition

(quiescency is a kind of ...) freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

"took his repose by the swimming pool"

(... is a kind of quiescency ) inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life

"their holiday was spent in sleep and vegetation"

Definition 2: a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction - [noun denoting state]

Samples where quiescency or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy

Synonyms for quiescency in the sense of this definition

(quiescency is a kind of ...) the state of being inactive

(... is a kind of quiescency ) cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals

(... is a kind of quiescency ) (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period

(... is a kind of quiescency ) a dormant or quiescent state

(... are attributes of quiescency) (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct

"a dormant volcano"

More words

Another word for quiescence

Another word for quiesce

Another word for quidnunc

Another word for quiddity

Another word for quid pro quo

Another word for quiescent

Another word for quiet

Another word for quiet down

Another word for quieten

Another word for quietism


Other word for quietism

quietism meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce quietism