Antonyms
Etymology

1. quietly

adverb. ['ˈkwaɪətli'] with low volume.

Antonyms

  • forte

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • quiet (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Quietly

  • abruptly
  • absolutely
  • abundantly
  • accidently
  • accurately
  • acutely
  • adamantly
  • adequately
  • adequately
  • adroitly
  • affectionately
  • alertly
  • alternately
  • apparently
  • appropriately
  • approximately
  • aptly
  • ardently
  • arrogantly
  • astutely

Example sentences of the word quietly


1. Adverb
Once you are inside the building, you are asked to speak quietly.

Quotes containing the word quietly


1. True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.
- Erich Segal

2. Albus Severus,"Harry said quietly, so that nobody but Ginny could hear, and she was tactful enough to pretend to be waving to Rose, who was now on the train, "you were named for two headmasters of Hogwarts. One of them was a Slytherin and he was probably the bravest man I ever knew.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

3. We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.
- Ray Bradbury

2. quietly

adverb. ['ˈkwaɪətli'] with little or no activity or no agitation (quiet' is a nonstandard variant forquietly').

Antonyms

  • agitate

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • quiet (English)

3. quietly

adverb. ['ˈkwaɪətli'] in a restful manner.

Antonyms

  • louden

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • quiet (English)
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