Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[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.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for unmoving
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • 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
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for unmoving

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for unmoving

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for unmoving