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[uhn-moo-ving] /ʌnˈmu vɪŋ/
not moving; still; motionless.
not stirring the emotions.
Origin of unmoving
late Middle English
late Middle English word dating back to 1375-1425; See origin at un-1, moving Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I was, indeed, a spirit in prison; and unspeakable was my dumb and unmoving agony.

    The Room in the Dragon Volant J. Sheridan LeFanu
  • They stood very still, unmoving, unspeaking while the shower fell.

    The Innocent Adventuress Mary Hastings Bradley
  • But for a long time Kasia sat there, unmoving, trying to understand.

    The Destroyer Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • He looked around the fixed cabin and out the porthole at the unmoving stars.

    Death Wish Robert Sheckley
  • The result flashed in the window and he stared at it, unmoving.

    The K-Factor Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
  • He sat there as though youth had left him, unmoving, never lifting his eyes.

    The Country House John Galsworthy
  • Cully stared at the edges of the unmoving curtain before him.

    Cully Jack Egan
British Dictionary definitions for unmoving


not in motion: the unmoving sea
still or constant: an invisible but unmoving point
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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