Definition of requiescence in English:

requiescence

noun

  • A state of rest or repose; peace, quiet.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Flecknoe (c1605–?1677), poet and playwright. From classical Latin requiēscere requiesce + -ence, after quiescence.

Pronunciation

requiescence

/ˌrɛkwɪˈɛsns/