Definition of Motionless

1. Adjective. Not in physical motion. "The inertia of an object at rest"

Exact synonyms: Inactive, Static, Still
Similar to: Nonmoving, Unmoving
Derivative terms: Inactivity, Motionlessness, Stillness



Definition of Motionless

1. a. Without motion; being at rest.

Definition of Motionless

1. Adjective. At rest, stationary, immobile, not moving. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Motionless

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Motionless

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

Literary usage of Motionless

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

1. A Dictionary of Similes by Frank Jenners Wilstach (1916)
"motionless as a corpse. — ANON. motionless as a figure cut in stone. — IBID. ... motionless, like one who sees but does not understand. — DUMAS, PERE. ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1897)
"LEAVES motionless From 'Modern Painters' CAVES motionless. The strong pines wave above them, and the weak grasses tremble beside them: but the blue stars ..."

3. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"And motionless forever. — motionless ? — No — they are all unchained again. The clouds i [ Sweep over with their shadows, and, beneath, The surface rolls ..."

4. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"She stood motionless for a few minutes, then tossed off her hat and automatically looked in the glass. The coils of her smooth light brown hair were still ..."

5. The Prairie: A Tale by James Fenimore Cooper (1898)
"Though his body lay so motionless, his active mind was not idle. He profited by the delay to mature a plan which he intended should put the whole encampment ..."

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