Definition of Motionlessness

1. Noun. A state of no motion or movement. "The utter motionlessness of a marble statue"

Exact synonyms: Lifelessness, Stillness
Generic synonyms: State
Specialized synonyms: Fixedness, Immobility, Stationariness
Derivative terms: Lifeless, Lifeless, Motionless, Still, Still, Still
Antonyms: Motion



Definition of Motionlessness

1. Noun. The property of being motionless. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Motionlessness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Motionlessness

motion of confidence
motion of no confidence
motion perception
motion picture
motion pictures
motion sickness
motion study
motional
motionally
motioned
motioner
motioners
motioning
motionless
motionlessly
motionlessness (current term)
motions
motis
motivate
motivated
motivates
motivating
motivation
motivational
motivationally
motivationless
motivations
motivative
motivative(a)
motivator

Literary usage of Motionlessness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Yoga-system of PataƱjali: The Book of the Spiritual Man : an Interpretation by PataƱjali, Vyāsa, Vācaspatimiśra (1914)
"... he should perform constraint upon that Thus constraint which leads to the cessation of hunger and of thirst, and which leads to motionlessness, ..."

2. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1859)
"If the motionlessness of the hind legs, when the animal crawled, is a proof that voluntary power was destroyed in those legs, the motionlessness of the fore ..."

3. Mind in the Lower Animals, in Health and Disease by William Lauder Lindsay (1880)
"Such was its maintenance of this condition, such its conviction, apparently, that its salvation depended on its motionlessness, ' that it allowed me to pick ..."

4. Statics by Algebraic and Graphic Methods: Intended Primarily for Students of by Lewis Jerome Johnson (1903)
"... motionlessness, means only motionlessness with regard to a definite body of reference, which in our work will usually be understood to be the earth. ..."

5. Statistics by Algebraic and Graphic Methods: Intended Primarily for Students by Lewis Jerome Johnson (1908)
"Rest, then, far from meaning absolute motionlessness, means only motionlessness with regard to a definite body of reference, which in our work will usually ..."

6. The Theosophical Quarterly by Theosophical Society in America (1919)
"tr- The translation being: "Nought was, but motionlessness and silence, in the darkness, in the night. Alone, the Creator, the Moulder, the Dominator, ..."

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