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See definition of repose on Dictionary.com
  • nounrestfulness; calm
  • verbrelax; recline

synonyms for repose

  • inactivity
  • stillness
  • ease
  • inaction
  • leisure
  • peace
  • quiet
  • quietness
  • quietude
  • refreshment
  • relaxation
  • relaxing
  • renewal
  • respite
  • rest
  • restoration
  • sleep
  • slumber
  • tranquillity
  • requiescence
See also synonyms for: reposed / reposing
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antonyms for repose

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  • action
  • awakening
  • consciousness
  • wakefulness
  • work
  • agitation
  • disturbance
  • upset
  • worry
  • move
  • do
  • stand
  • energize
  • straighten
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How to use repose in a sentence

For example, the wooden casket lying in repose at the Supreme Court and in state at the Capitol remained firmly shut.
IN DEATH, AS IN LIFE, RUTH BADER GINSBURG BALANCED BEING AMERICAN AND JEWISHLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 25, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Now, however, microbiology in particular is discovering that there is no reposing, solid core within us, but rather a lurking void around which life’s dance unfurls.
WHAT THE MEADOW TEACHES US - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANDREAS WEBERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
Tausig possessed this repose in a technical way, and his touch was marvellous; but he never drew the tears to your eyes.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
This is often of great advantage, as the strength of repose is expressed to a great degree in restraint of movement.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
What reliance could repose upon a house, divided against itself—not safe from the extravagance and pillage of its own members?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He was scared from the world by its vices; and sometimes longed to repose his wearied spirit in the grave.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
It teaches you to take your time, or as the Germans call it, it gives you "Ruhe (repose)," the grand sine qua non!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He has that natural repose and imperturbability that are everything to an artist, but which, unfortunately, so few of us possess.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It was lying sound asleep on a mud-bank, not dreaming, doubtless, of the daring bipeds who were about to disturb its repose.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO REPOSE

  • calmness
  • dispassion
  • doldrums
  • hush
  • impassivity
  • imperturbation
  • lull
  • patience
  • peace
  • peace of mind
  • peacefulness
  • placidity
  • quiet
  • repose
  • rest
  • restraint
  • serenity
  • silence
  • stillness
  • stoicism
  • tranquility
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.