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Noun: quiescency  kwee'e-sun(t)-see or kwI'e-sun(t)-see
  1. A state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
    - dormancy, quiescence
  2. Quiet and inactive restfulness
    - quiescence, dormancy, sleeping

Derived forms: quiescencies

See also: dormant, inactive

Type of: ease, inaction, inactiveness, inactivity, relaxation, repose, rest