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motionless

Line breaks: mo¦tion|less
Pronunciation: /ˈməʊʃnləs
 
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Definition of motionless in English:

adjective

Not moving; stationary: an eagle hung almost motionless close to the ground
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
unmoving, still, stationary, stock-still, at a standstill, immobile, immovable, static, at rest, halted, stopped, not moving a muscle, rooted to the spot, transfixed, paralysed, frozen, inert, inanimate, quiescent, lifeless

Derivatives

motionlessly

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adverb
Example sentences
  • 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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