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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STILLNESS

The Sabbath of eternity has shed its stillness along the street.

The stillness that followed was broken only by the Judge's voice.

He listened in a stillness of dread which resembled the immobility of profound attention.

In this way it might be literally possible 'to hear a shadow fall athwart the stillness.'

Suddenly the stillness of the night was broken by the sound of a horn.

There was something horrifying in the single splash, and then the stillness.

In all the house, now, there was no sound, and without there was a stillness only more vast.

Then there came a great stillness in the room—the stillness of all listening years.

Let the stillness of nature fall where there must be stillness!

Through the forest is a great silence, but no stillness at all.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English stilnes; see still (adj.) + -ness.

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