Tuesday, July 24, 2007

quietude (noun) A state of peace and quiet.

Synonyms: tranquility, quietness

Usage: Who can tell how scenes of peace and quietude sink into the minds of pain-worn dwellers in close and noisy places.

From the Serenity Series Photography by SF Bay Images

This was from my word of the day on my morning homepage. I have never heard the word quietude, but it is fast becoming my new favorite word.

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