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Today’s English word of the day is: quietude. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘quietude’, hear the pronunciation, and read two examples of the vocabulary in use. With each English word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.

 

ESL Word of the Day: QUIETUDE (Next Step English)

 

quietude: (literary) the state of being still and quiet

 

American English Pronunciation: /ˈkwaɪətuːd/

 

 

🤔: You were up early this morning.

 

😉: Things get so hectic once the kids are up. I was enjoying the quietude.

 

 

 

🤓: Where do you want to go on vacation next? I was thinking London, maybe?

 

😇: Oh no, I need to get away from the hustle and bustle. Let’s go to Britain, but let’s find some old cottage in the Cheviots and revel in the quietude.

 

 

Want more practice using the word ‘quietude’? Here are some BBC.com articles featuring today’s word of the day!

 

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Definition source: Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries.

Come back tomorrow for another advanced English word of the day! My schedule is:

MONDAY: noun
TUESDAY: verb
WEDNESDAY: adjective
THURSDAY: slang, idiom, or phrasal verb
FRIDAY: academic, literary, or otherwise “big” vocabulary

 

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