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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quiescence  \Qui*es"cence\,  Quiescency  \Qui*es"cen*cy\,  n.  [L. 
  quiescentia  fr  quiescens,  p.  pr.;  cf  F.  quiestence.  See 
  The  state  or  quality  of  being  quiescent.  ``Quiescence,  bodily 
  and  mental.''  --H.  Spencer. 
  Deeds  will  be  done  --  while  be  boasts  his  quiescence. 
  --R.  Browning. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  state  of  quiet  (but  possibly  temporary)  inaction  [syn:  {dormancy}, 
  2:  quiet  and  inactive  restfulness  [syn:  {quiescence},  {dormancy}, 

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