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  • Motionless — Album par Chokebore Sortie 1993 Enregistrement 1993 Durée 38:19 Genre Rock indépendant Producteur Mac …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Motionless — Mo tion*less, a. Without motion; being at rest. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • motionless — index firm, idle, inactive, indolent, otiose, placid, rigid, stable, stagnant, static …   Law dictionary

  • motionless — (adj.) 1590s, from MOTION (Cf. motion) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Motionlessly; motionlessness …   Etymology dictionary

  • motionless — [adj] calm, not moving apoplectic, at a standstill, at rest, becalmed, dead, deadlocked, deathly, firm, fixed, frozen, halted, immobile, immotile, inanimate, inert, lifeless, numb, palsied, paralyzed, petrified, quiescent, quiet, spellbound,… …   New thesaurus

  • motionless — [[t]mo͟ʊʃ(ə)nləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ Someone or something that is motionless is not moving at all. He has this ability of being able to remain as motionless as a statue, for hours on end... Her hands were motionless... He stood there… …   English dictionary

  • motionless — mo|tion|less [ˈməuʃənləs US ˈmou ] adj not moving at all = ↑still stand/sit/lay motionless ▪ The men stood motionless as Weir held his finger to his lips. ▪ Graham remained motionless. >motionlessly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • motionless — adj. VERBS ▪ be, hang, kneel, lie, remain, sit, stand, stay ▪ The flag hung motionless on its pole …   Collocations dictionary

  • motionless — motionlessly, adv. motionlessness, n. /moh sheuhn lis/, adj. without motion: a motionless statue. [1590 1600; MOTION + LESS] Syn. still, stationary, unmoving, inert, stable, fixed, quiescent, quiet. Ant. active. * * * …   Universalium

  • motionless — adjective not moving at all: Helen sat motionless and silent. motionlessly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • motionless — adjective the leaves were motionless in the still night air Syn: unmoving, still, stationary, stock still, immobile, static, not moving a muscle, rooted to the spot, transfixed, paralyzed, frozen Ant: moving …   Thesaurus of popular words

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