Definition of motionless in English:


Syllabification: mo·tion·less
Pronunciation: /ˈmōSHənlis


  • Not moving; stationary: an eagle hung almost motionless close to the ground
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    • The victim's partner lay unconscious and motionless on the pavement for seven minutes after the attack.
    • Hundreds of people were standing, motionless and quiet, watching the screens with open mouths.
    • When I got to him he wasn't breathing, and was lying motionless on the road.
    unmoving, still, stationary, stock-still, immobile, static, not moving a muscle, rooted to the spot, transfixed, paralyzed, frozen; inert, idle, inactive



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  • But they gazed motionlessly at some far-away nothingness.
  • I sit there motionlessly, hands on the steering wheel.
  • All I could see was blood everywhere, with my father lying motionlessly on the floor, the greater part of his body covered in the ash from the fire.

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