stillness

[stil-nis]

noun

silence; quiet; hush.
the absence of motion.

Origin of stillness

before 1000; Middle English stilnesse, Old English stilnes. See still1, -ness
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Word Origin and History for stillness
n.

Old English stilnes; see still (adj.) + -ness.

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