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Definition of quietude noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

quietude

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkwaɪətjuːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwaɪətuːd//
 
[uncountable] (literary)
 
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the state of being still and quiet synonym calm a moment of quietude Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French quiétude or medieval Latin quietudo, from Latin quietus ‘quiet’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: quietude