motionlessness motionlessness

Definition(s):

  • (n) a state of no motion or movement

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Usage(s):

  1. Their motionlessness is the essence of drama, and though a domestic tragedy has been laid bare, it is stated in such detached and plastic terms that the audience laughs.
  2. And doctors have learned to recognize certain infant sounds, grimaces and motionlessness as signs of suffering.
  3. Nor is there such a thing as motionlessness, for everything that exists must react to something else.
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