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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


Synonymswindlessness


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


Antonymsmotion









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