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1. quiescent

adjective. ['kwaɪˈɛsənt'] not active or activated.

Antonyms

  • energetic

Etymology

  • quiescens (Latin)

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  • effervescent
  • depressant
  • adolescent
  • incessant
  • crescent
  • bessent

How do you pronounce quiescent?

Pronounce quiescent as kwaɪˈɛsənt.

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2. quiescent

adjective. ['kwaɪˈɛsənt'] marked by a state of tranquil repose.

Antonyms

  • moving

Etymology

  • quiescens (Latin)

3. quiescent

adjective. ['kwaɪˈɛsənt'] being quiet or still or inactive.

Synonyms

  • inactive

Antonyms

  • erect
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • quiescens (Latin)

4. quiescent

adjective. ['kwaɪˈɛsənt'] (pathology) causing no symptoms.

Antonyms

  • awake

Etymology

  • quiescens (Latin)

Example sentences of the word quiescent


1. Adjective
Cells in the G0 phase are considered to be quiescent, meaning that they are in a non-dividing state, or senescent, meaning that they are dying.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Even the most formidable active volcanoes spend far more time dormant than they do erupting, but no one pays much attention to the quiescent periods.

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