Definition of Quietus

1. Noun. Euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb). "They had to put their family pet to sleep"

Exact synonyms: Eternal Rest, Eternal Sleep, Rest, Sleep
Generic synonyms: Death



Definition of Quietus

1. n. Final discharge or acquittance, as from debt or obligation; that which silences claims; (Fig.) rest; death.

Definition of Quietus

1. Noun. A stillness or pause; something that quiets or represses; removal from activity; especially: death. ¹

2. Noun. Final settlement (as of a debt). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quietus

1. a final settlement [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quietus

quietish
quietism
quietisms
quietist
quietistic
quietists
quietive
quietives
quietly
quietness
quietnesses
quiets
quietsome
quietude
quietudes
quietus (current term)
quietuses
quiffed
quiffing
quiffs
quight
quighted
quighting
quights
quill
quill feather
quill pen
quillai
quillaia

Literary usage of Quietus

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1. The Great Roll of the Pipe for the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of King by Great Britain Exchequer, Henry Lewin Cannon (1918)
"Et quietus est. Isabella de Brus redd. сотр. de .vm de eisdem. ... Et quietus est. Martinus filius Simonis redd. сотр. de .jm de eisdem. ..."

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