SYNONYMS FOR motionless
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OTHER WORDS FROM motionlessmo·tion·less·ly, adverbmo·tion·less·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for motionless
In the first, called quiet sleep, the octopuses are pale and motionless with the pupils of their eyes narrowed to slits.Octopus sleep includes a frenzied, colorful, ‘active’ stage|Laura Sanders|March 25, 2021|Science News
She hung up the phone and stood motionless for just a moment.The Women Who Fought to Defend Their Homes Against ISIS|Gayle Tzemach Lemmon|February 22, 2021|Time
The chair keeps moving constantly, and with your eyes shut, you think you’re motionless.This surprisingly common flight issue contributed to Kobe Bryant’s helicopter crash|Rob Verger|February 11, 2021|Popular Science
In two hours, we found 17 colugos, all hugging trees, motionless in the daylight.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
Even motionless, their engines silent, they project an energy that belies the room’s hushed stillness –like a pack of lions poised to pounce.How data helped keep Red Bull’s F1 team on track during the pandemic|Jeremy Kahn|September 19, 2020|Fortune
He fell 40 feet and fractured his skull, hip, and nose, and lay there motionless.Creed Singer Scott Stapp’s Fall From Grace: From 40 Million Albums Sold to Living in a Holiday Inn|Marlow Stern|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He remained motionless in the next shot but the fear of what was to follow was etched on his face.
“He immediately dropped to the ground in front of the door where he remained motionless,” the criminal complaint says.Manhunt for a Cop-Hating Pennsylvania ‘Survivalist’|Michael Daly|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Surrounded by family and friends, he sat shirtless and motionless leaning forward in a chair on the dirt in front of his hut.
I witnessed that tragedy a few blocks from where it occurred, standing motionless at 8th Street and 6th Avenue in lower Manhattan.13 Years After 9/11, Anti-Muslim Bigotry Is Worse Than Ever|Dean Obeidallah|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
When he was gone, Isaacson stood by the mantel-piece for nearly five minutes, thinking and motionless.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Motionless she stood, straining eye and ear; she could hear nothing, but the gestures told much.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The leaves were motionless, the river crept past without a murmur, the dark hills rose out of the distant desert like a wave.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
The major and Hicks, who stood not far from him, were both unusually pale in the face, as they gazed motionless before them.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne