Quiescent is an adjective that shows inactivity, motionless, dormancy. Being still, quiet, at rest.
- The workers returned home and fell in a state of being ‘quiescent’, after working in the mine for two whole months.
- Before an operation, doctors have to ensure that patients are ‘quiescent’. This is so that they do not feel any pain, during the operation.
- Lost in their inner meditation, the monks were utterly ‘quiescent’.
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