Quietly vs Tamely - What's the difference?

quietly | tamely | Synonyms |

Quietly is a synonym of tamely.


As adverbs the difference between quietly and tamely

is that quietly is in a quiet manner while tamely is in a tame manner.

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

    tamely

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a tame manner.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 1 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Everton 0 - 2 Liverpool , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=It was Suarez, however, who had the first chance. Jagielka's sliced clearance found Kuyt, but Suarez could only head his cross tamely into the arms of Howard.}}