Quiescent is an adjective that shows inactivity, motionless, dormancy. Being still, quiet, at rest.


  1. The workers returned home and fell in a state of being ‘quiescent’, after working in the mine for two whole months.
  2. Before an operation, doctors have to ensure that patients are ‘quiescent’. This is so that they do not feel any pain, during the operation.
  3. Lost in their inner meditation, the monks were utterly ‘quiescent’.




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