silence; quiet; hush.
the absence of motion.

Origin of stillness

before 1000; Middle English stilnesse, Old English stilnes. See still1, -ness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for stillness

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper