What does motionless mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inactive, motionless, static, stilladjective

    not in physical motion

    "the inertia of an object at rest"


  1. motionlessadjective

    At rest, stationary, immobile, not moving.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Motionlessadjective

    Wanting motion; being without motion.

    Etymology: from motion.

    We cannot free the lady that sits here,
    In stony setters fixt, and motionless. John Milton.

    Ha! Do I dream? Is this my hop’d success?
    I grow a statue, stiff and motionless. John Dryden, Aurengzebe.

    Should our globe have had a greater share
    Of this strong force, by which the parts cohere;
    Things had been bound by such a pow’rful chain,
    That all would fix’d and motionless remain. Richard Blackmore.


  1. motionless

    Motionless refers to a state or condition where there is no movement or activity; still, stationary or not moving.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Motionlessadjective

    without motion; being at rest

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of motionless in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of motionless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of motionless in a Sentence

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Life is in infinite motion; at the same time it is motionless.

  2. Michael Baden:

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

  3. Medaria Arradondo:

    There is an initial reasonableness in trying to just get George Floyd under control in the first few seconds, but once there was no longer any resistance and clearly when George Floyd was no longer responsive and even motionless, to continue to apply that level of force to a person proned out, handcuffed behind their back -- that in no way shape or form is anything that is by policy. It is not part of our training, and it is certainly not part of our ethics or our values.

  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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