Gently vs Quietly - What's the difference?

gently | quietly |


As adverbs the difference between gently and quietly

is that gently is in a gentle manner while quietly is in a quiet manner.

gently

English

Adverb

(en-adv)
  • in a gentle manner
  • Antonyms

    * roughly

    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