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See definition of motionlessness on Dictionary.com
  • as inrest
  • as insuspended animation

synonyms for motionlessness

  • vacation
  • break
  • breather
  • calm
  • calmness
  • cessation
  • comfort
  • composure
  • cutoff
  • downtime
  • doze
  • dreaminess
  • ease
  • halt
  • holiday
  • hush
  • idleness
  • interlude
  • intermission
  • interval
  • leisure
  • letup
  • lull
  • nap
  • pause
  • peace
  • quiescence
  • quiet
  • quietude
  • recess
  • recreation
  • refreshment
  • relaxation
  • relief
  • repose
  • respite
  • siesta
  • silence
  • sleep
  • slumber
  • somnolence
  • standstill
  • stay
  • stillness
  • stop
  • tranquillity
  • breathing space
  • coffee break
  • forty winks
  • time off
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antonyms for motionlessness

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  • advance
  • agitation
  • awakening
  • beginning
  • busyness
  • clamor
  • consciousness
  • continuation
  • distress
  • disturbance
  • employment
  • go
  • hurt
  • injury
  • labor
  • noise
  • start
  • upset
  • wakefulness
  • work
  • worry
  • action
  • activity
  • base
  • core
  • energy
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How to use motionlessness in a sentence

John Willie thought it would be more grown-up to accept their silence and to share their motionlessness.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
Then there was silence; a feeling of utter quiet and motionlessness.
SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
To this resigned and mournful expression must be added the uncomfortable motionlessness of his figures.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
I watched him till he was out of sight; all the while I was conscious of an utter motionlessness in Elsa's figure beside me.
THE KING'S MIRRORANTHONY HOPE
The silence and motionlessness of the sea imparted themselves to Hiram.
A KING OF TYREJAMES M. LUDLOW
So they got up and went home, and Karl forgot the lay-figure, leaving it in busy motionlessness all night before the easel.
THE PORTENT AND OTHER STORIESGEORGE MACDONALD
Nothing stirred, I say; there was an affrighting solemnity of motionlessness everywhere.
THE FROZEN PIRATEW. CLARK RUSSELL
The motionlessness of the train was so absolute as to be disconcerting; also a scandal.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 153, OCT. 24, 1917VARIOUS
The silence, the motionlessness, the fixed look of the face, are literally terrible.
LETTERS OF PEREGRINE PICKLEGEORGE P. UPTON
Harry saw in her eyes, in her flushed cheeks and quickened breath, in her motionlessness, the permission that he sought.
SECOND STRINGANTHONY HOPE
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