Quietly vs Hushedly - What's the difference?

quietly | hushedly |


As adverbs the difference between quietly and hushedly

is that quietly is in a quiet manner while hushedly is in a hushed way; quietly, softly.

quietly

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a quiet manner.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. […]. The captive made no resistance and came not only quietly but in a series of eager little rushes like a timid dog on a choke chain.}}

    Antonyms

    * loudly

    hushedly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a hushed way; quietly, softly.