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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A state of peace and calm.

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  • This street was not so crowded as K, and I walked along in quietude, catching my breath and congratulating myself upon my hat and my get-away.
  • His manners possess all that unostentatious frankness, and self-possessed urbanity and quietude, that is indicative of refined feelings.
  • They both sat awhile in that kind of quietude which often falls between two who have stirred some deep fountain of emotion.
  • Terms such as quietude, emptiness, and simplicity favored by the Laozi describe a general ethical orientation rather than specific practices. for more
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