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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.

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. 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.

  2. Titus Livius:

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

  3. Majdi Banura:

    To be honest, as I was filming, I had hoped that she will be alive, but I knew seeing her motionless she had been killed, her picture doesn't leave my life and memory, everything I say or do or touch, I see her.

  4. Michael Baden:

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

  5. 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.

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    directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
    • A. appellative
    • B. tacky
    • C. extroversive
    • D. ectomorphic

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