Meaning of SILENT in English
DUBIOUS : After a hard day's work, I like to be silent.
GOOD : After a hard day's work, I like to be quiet.
silent = without any sound at all: 'Apart from the regular ticking of the clock, the room was completely silent.'
quiet = without unwanted noise or activity; peaceful: 'After a few quiet days in the countryside, we felt ready to face London again.'
Longman Common Errors English vocabulary. Английский словарь распространенных ошибок Longman. 2012