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English noun: stillness

1. stillness (attribute) (poetic) tranquil silence

SamplesThe still of the night.

Synonymshush, still

Broader (hypernym)quiet, silence

Domain categorypoesy, poetry, verse

2. stillness (state) calmness without winds


Broader (hypernym)calmness

3. stillness (state) a state of no motion or movement

SamplesThe utter motionlessness of a marble statue.

Synonymslifelessness, motionlessness

Broader (hypernym)state

Narrower (hyponym)fixedness, immobility, stationariness


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