Definition of Motionlessly

1. Adverb. Without moving; in a motionless manner. "He saw the black-haired man waiting motionlessly behind the opposite side of the platform"

Partainyms: Motionless



Definition of Motionlessly

1. Adverb. In a motionless manner; without moving. ¹

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Definition of Motionlessly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Motionlessly

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
motionlessly (current term)
motionlessness
motions
motis
motivate
motivated
motivates
motivating
motivation
motivational
motivationally
motivationless
motivations
motivative
motivative(a)

Literary usage of Motionlessly

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1. Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace (1881)
"In the light of fires blazing before it in two great braziers, they caught a glimpse of the structure, and also of some guards leaning motionlessly upon ..."

2. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1902)
"... and which makes the beast of prey himself in many cases motionlessly lie in wait for his victim or silently 'stalk' it, by rapid approaches alternated ..."

3. The Contemporary Review (1866)
"... ministry he was wont to stand almost motionlessly erect in the pulpit, with his hands lying by his sides or grasping his gown ; his pale, thin t'aee, ..."

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