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Definition 1: being quiet or still or inactive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(quiescent is similar to ...) (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct

"a dormant volcano"

Definition 2: (pathology) causing no symptoms - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a quiescent tumor

(quiescent is similar to ...) (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly

(quiescent belongs to category ...) the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases

Definition 3: not active or activated - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation

(quiescent is similar to ...) not exerting influence or change

Definition 4: marked by a state of tranquil repose - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the quiescent melancholy of the town

(quiescent is similar to ...) characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity

"a quiet life" "a quiet throng of onlookers" "quiet peace-loving people" "the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"

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