1. Motion in General


[Antonyms: motion.]

[Nouns] quiescence; rest; stillness; stagnation, stagnancy; fixity, immobility, catalepsy; indisturbance; quietism.

quiet, tranquillity, calm; repose [more]; peace; dead calm, anticyclone; statue-like repose; slience [more]; not a breath of air, not a mouse stirring; sleep (inactivity) [more].

pause, lull (cessation) [more]; stand still; standing still; lock; dead lock, dead stop, dead stand; full stop; fix; embargo.

resting place; gite; bivouac; home (abode) [more]; pillow (support) [more]; haven (refuge) [more]; goal (arrival) [more].

[Verbs] be quiescent; stand still, lie still; keep quiet, repose, hold the hreath.

remain, stay; stand, lie to, ride at anchor, remain in situ, tarry, mark time; bring to, heave to, lay to; pull up, draw up; hold, halt; stop, stop short; rest, pause, anchor; cast to an anchor, come to an anchor; rest on one's oars; repose on one's laurels, take breath; stop (discontinue) [more].

stagnate; quieta non movere; let alone; abide, rest and be thankful; keep within doors, stay at home, go to bed.

dwell (be present) [more]; settle (be located) [more]; alight (arrive) [more] stick, stick fast; stand like a post; not stir a peg, not stir a step; be at a standstill; quell, becalm, hush, stay, lull to sleep, lay an embargo on.

[Adjectives] quiescent, still; motionless, moveless; fixed; stationary; immotile; at rest at a stand, at a standstill, at anchor; stock, still; standing still; sedentary, untraveled, stay-at-home; becalmed, stagnant, quiet; unmoved, undisturbed, unruffled; calm, restful; cataleptic; immovable (stable) [more]; sleeping (inactive) [more]; silent [more]; still as a statue, still as a post, still as a mouse, still as death.

[Adverbs] at a stand; tout court; at the halt.

[Interjections] stop! stay! avast! halt! hold hard! whoa! hold! sabr karo!

[Phrases] requiescat in pace; Deus nobis haec otia fecit [Vergil]; "the noonday quiet holds the hill" [Tennyson].

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