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[kwahy-i-tood, -tyood] /ˈkwaɪ ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/

the state of being quiet; tranquillity; calmness; stillness; quiet.
the state or condition of being quiet, peaceful, calm, or tranquil

1590s, from Middle French quiétude (c.1500) or directly from Late Latin quietudo, from Latin quietus (see quiet (n.)).


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