Thesaurus / immobility

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I dreaded the agonising scenes that would follow this state of immobility.

They are, as they pretend, the virtuous part of the people, because they are quiet; as if virtue consisted in immobility!

Political PamphletsGeorge Saintsbury

I think it was the immobility of the old man that first arrested our attention.

It had had, he owned, its temporary value, as the necessary rebellion against fatalism and immobility and privilege.

Only the lips threatened betrayal; and were bitten as punishment into immobility.

AthalieRobert W. Chambers

But immobility in art is a Chinese characteristic, and no national cataclysms seem to have disturbed it.

Needlework As ArtMarian Alford

He copied the immobility of the sisters and stood motionless, letting his eye rove slowly round the room.

The immobility, which characterises so many of his figures, does not appear in the few drawings which survive.

Their evident self-complacency and immobility are things he does not understand at all and with which he has little patience.

How to Analyze People on SightElsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict

At once the line of ploughs lost its immobility, moving forward, getting slowly under way, the horses straining in the traces.

The OctopusFrank Norris
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.