Definition of Stillnesses

1. Noun. (plural of stillness) ¹



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Definition of Stillnesses

1. stillness [n] - See also: stillness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stillnesses

stilliard
stilliards
stillicide
stillicides
stillicidious
stillier
stilliest
stilliform
stilling
stillings
stillion
stillions
stillman
stillmen
stillness
stillnesses (current term)
stillroom
stillrooms
stills
stillstand
stillstands
stillwaterite
stilly
stilpnomelane
stilpnomelanes
stilpnosiderite
stilpnosiderites
stilt
stilt plover
stiltbird

Literary usage of Stillnesses

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1. California: An Intimate History by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (1914)
"A year or two later the Americans would have lynched him; but Sutter, knowing the effect of the terrible stillnesses under falling snow, the monotonies of a ..."

2. Sermons Preached at Trinity Chapel, Brighton by Frederick William Robertson (1869)
"God dwells in the thick darkness. Silence knows more of Him than speech. His Name is Secret: therefore beware how you profane His stillnesses. ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1901)
"... as myself than these sudden breakages of silence,—the causeless inception of speaking after unnatural stillnesses— and above all, the mechanism of it; ..."

4. The Simple Life by Charles Wagner, Mary Louise Hendee (1901)
"days in these inviolate stillnesses, watching « bird build its nest or brood over its young, or some little groundling at its gracious play. ..."

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