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  1. lacking movement: the still night with its moveless branches.
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Origin of moveless

First recorded in 1570–80; move + -less
Related formsmove·less·ly, adverbmove·less·ness, noun
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Historical Examples of moveless

  • Indeed, I never saw face or figure so moveless, except in death.

    The Room in the Dragon Volant

    J. Sheridan LeFanu

  • Then on level, all but moveless wing, he sailed away toward the horizon.

    Earth's Enigmas

    Charles G. D. Roberts

  • Our desire and our endeavour is not for a moveless, changeless, undeveloping perfection.

  • I remember now how deadening their look was, in their very lustre and moveless calm.


    Elizabeth Wetherell

  • His comrades also were moveless, although he knew that they were watching.

    The Great Sioux Trail

    Joseph Altsheler