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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. 2017.
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  • He sat there as though youth had left him, unmoving, never lifting his eyes.

    The Country House John Galsworthy
  • The next morning when Zarwell awoke he lay for a moment, unmoving.

    Monkey On His Back Charles V. De Vet
  • He rested there, unmoving, with his face towards the wall, his arms clasped round his head to comfort it.

    Fraternity John Galsworthy
  • They stood very still, unmoving, unspeaking while the shower fell.

    The Innocent Adventuress Mary Hastings Bradley
  • The shadow of the desk spread across the floor and in that shadow bulked a large, unmoving blackness.

    Take the Reason Prisoner John Joseph McGuire
  • He looked around the fixed cabin and out the porthole at the unmoving stars.

    Death Wish Robert Sheckley
  • But as the man's face relaxed and he reached toward the biscuit plate his posture froze into an unmoving one—for just an instant.

    The Tempering Charles Neville Buck
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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