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Synonyms for motionless
mo·tion·less

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Princeton's WordNet1.5 / 2 votes

  1. inactive, motionless, static, stilladjective

    not in physical motion

    "the inertia of an object at rest"

    Synonyms:
    static, smooth, placid, inactive, electrostatic, tranquil, soundless, unruffled, still, quiet, unchanging, silent, noneffervescent, nonoperational, passive, stable, dormant

    Antonyms:
    moving

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. choke (verb)

    to stop something from being done

    the assistants were all choked on the extra assignment the boss had given them

    Submitted by erhnice on July 28, 2019  
  2. stone-still

    adj. motionless-doesn't move too much

    why are stone-sill?

    Submitted by rinat on June 26, 2016  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. motionlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    still, quiescent, stationary, at rest, at a stand, stock still, standing still

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.7 / 3 votes

  1. motionlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    stationary, inert, stagnant, quiescent

PPDB, the paraphrase database4.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "motionless":

    immobile, nonmotile, static

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#390still
#2711static
#3880smooth
#3947stable
#4205quiet
#5152silent
#8588passive
#10506inactive
#23290tranquil
#24710electrostatic
#26145dormant
#26166placid
#44165motionless
#56584unchanging
#60482immobile
#139693soundless
#155572unruffled

How to use motionless in a sentence?

  1. Michael Baden:

    We can see after a little bit less than four minutes that Mr. Floyd is motionless, lifeless.

  2. Scott C. Holstad:

    pictures of life grinding to a halt decorating walls movement in dead motion limbs askew mouths stretched wide in motionless scream. art as we see it – feeling it’s another story. so does art imitate life or does life imitate A—R—T and where does it end – on cold walls before disinterested observers?

  3. C. S. Lewis:

    Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket--safe, dark, motionless, airless--it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.

  4. Titus Livius:

    The populace is like the sea motionless in itself, but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze.

  5. Ben Crump:

    There's video that the family understands exists, that after seven minutes of him laying motionless on the ground, they did put him in handcuffs, so we're demanding that the other police bodycam video be released so the world can see that they continued to show disrespect to unarmed Black people.


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