Meaning of SILENT in English

SILENT

adjective

DUBIOUS : After a hard day's work, I like to be silent.

GOOD : After a hard day's work, I like to be quiet.

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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.'

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