Quiet refers to the absence of sound (especially loud sound) and quite means truly or considerably. The two words are often mis-spelled, just like their and there.

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Definition Quiet is the state of there being very little or no or sound; silence; not loud. Almost completely — near to whole
Example The classroom suddenly felt dark and QUIET. We are not QUITE there yet.
Pronunciation kwahy-et kwahyt


Quiet (pronounced kwahy-et)


Quite (pronounced kwahyt)


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