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If an unmoving train is clanging its bell but you’re riding a train about to pass it by, you’ll hear the same rise in pitch as you close in on the bell, followed by the drop in pitch as you pass.

I stared at the phone in my hand, waiting for the confirmation I needed, but it was lifeless, unmoving.

His eyes stared, flat black spots, unmoving, unblinking, giving out nothing.

It was all in the eyes, unmoving, not even a single blink, aimed at a faraway distance only he could see.

She sat bent and unmoving in her wheelchair, with a large canvas bag in her lap.

The metal ball hung unmoving; it would hold automatically to the direction and speed that had been established.

Then one after another dropped away from the center mass and lay unmoving on the floor.

So we kept on, until we came one day to a spot whence we saw something low and unmoving and purple, far off in the northwest.

The little robot just stood there for a second or two, unmoving, his waldo hands clasped firmly in front of his chest.

My father sat down on the floor at the foot of my couch, where the wax light threw his shadow, exaggerating its unmoving profile.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unmoving, such as: immobile, inert, motionless, static, stationary, and still.

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