- Inactive, at rest, quiet.
- The bats were quiescent at that time of day, so we slowly entered the cave.
- Professor Wilson
- In times of national security, the feeling of patriotism […] is so quiescent that it seems hardly to exist.
- (grammar) Not sounded; silent.
- The y is quiescent in "day" and "say".
Inactive, at rest, quiet
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