motionlessness
noun see motion I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • motionlessness — index inaction, inertia Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • motionlessness — noun a state of no motion or movement the utter motionlessness of a marble statue • Syn: ↑stillness, ↑lifelessness • Ant: ↑motion • Derivationally related forms: ↑lifeless ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • motionlessness — See motionlessly. * * * …   Universalium

  • motionlessness — noun The property of being motionless …   Wiktionary

  • motionlessness — məʊʃnlɪsnɪs n. absence of movement, lack of motion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • motionlessness — mo·tion·less·ness …   English syllables

  • lifelessness — noun 1. a state of no motion or movement the utter motionlessness of a marble statue • Syn: ↑motionlessness, ↑stillness • Ant: ↑motion (for: ↑motionlessness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • stillness — noun 1. (poetic) tranquil silence (Freq. 6) the still of the night • Syn: ↑hush, ↑still • Derivationally related forms: ↑still (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • motion — I. noun Etymology: Middle English mocioun, from Anglo French motion, from Latin motion , motio movement, from movēre to move Date: 14th century 1. a. an act, process, or instance of changing place ; movement b. an active or functioning state or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rest — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German rasta rest and perhaps to Old High German ruowa calm Date: before 12th century 1. repose, sleep; specifically a bodily state characterized by minimal functional and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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