Quiescence (noun)

A state of rest or inactivity; stillness.

Origin:

From latin quiescentia, from quiescere "to be at rest".

Examples:

  1. The quiescence of the lake was disturbed only by the occasional duck taking off from its surface.
  2. The quiescence of the forest was shattered by the loud cries of the monkeys.
  3. The quiescence of the monastery was a peaceful refuge from the noisy outside world.
  4. The quiescence of the patient was the result of the heavy sedation given to them by the doctor.
  5. The quiescence of the city was shattered by the sudden explosion that rocked the downtown area.
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