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quietly

Synonyms of quietly in English:

adverb

  • 1 she quietly entered the room
  • 2 he spoke quietly
    softly, in a low voice, in a whisper, in a murmur, under one's breath, in an undertone, sotto voce, gently, faintly, weakly, feebly
  • 3 some bonds were sold quietly
    discreetly, privately, confidentially, secretly, unofficially, off the record
  • 4 she is quietly confident
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