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Synonyms for stationary
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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. stationaryadjective

    Not moving.

    For a few moments, the train remained stationary, before lurching forward along the track.

    still, motionless, unmoving, fixed, immobile, stock-still

    on the move, in motion, moving

  2. stationaryadjective

    incapable of being moved

    immobile, unmoveable

    moveable, mobile

  3. stationaryadjective


    immutable, changeless, constant, unchanging

    changing, mutable, variable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. stationary

    fixed, immovable, motionless, unalterable, quiescent

    movable, unfixed, migratory, removable, changeable, alterable

Princeton's WordNet1.5 / 2 votes

  1. stationaryadjective

    standing still

    "the car remained stationary with the engine running"

    unfixed, moving

  2. stationaryadjective

    not capable of being moved

    "stationary machinery"

    unfixed, moving

Editors Contribution5.0 / 1 vote

  1. non moving

    non moving; intended to be permanent (a location)

    because of the neolithic revolution, people who once depended on hunting and gathering for survival now could live in stationary communities.

    Submitted by lainelle.brazee on October 14, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. stationaryadjective

    fixed, stable, standing, still, quiescent, motionless, permanent, at rest, at a stand, standing still

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  1. Illusions Index:

    In 1804, Troxler made the discovery that rigidly fixating one’s gaze on some element in the visual field can cause surrounding stationary images to seem to slowly disappear or fade, they are replaced with an experience, the nature of which is determined by the background that the object is on.

  2. Taylor Ward:

    Not only was it one of the strongest on record in the Atlantic basin, but it was stationary -- or nearly stationary -- over the Bahamas for more than 24 hours as a Category 4-5 storm, this made for one of the worst natural disasters in the country's history. The extreme strength devastated the area and the slow movement delayed humanitarian relief from arriving.

  3. Tesla Inc:

    Stationary objects are also a challenge for many adaptive cruise control systems and automated emergency braking systems.

  4. Echo Delta:

    Stationary guards are easier to skirt, as for patrolling guards, we need to play hide-and-seek.

  5. The CDC:

    Consider a stationary collection box or electronic methods of collecting regular financial contributions instead of via shared collection trays or baskets, consider whether physical contact( e.g., shaking hands, hugging, or kissing) can be limited among members of the faith community.

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    • A. fascinated
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