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Definition of "quiescent" []

  • Being quiet, still, or at rest; inactive. See Synonyms at latent. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "quiescent" in a sentence
  • "So – how long will the people of Azerbaijan remain quiescent?"
  • "So - how long will the people of Azerbaijan remain quiescent?"
  • "It can be challenging for therapy to kill nondividing cells sometimes referred to as quiescent cells."