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  1. not moving; still; motionless.
  2. not stirring the emotions.
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Origin of unmoving

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at un-1, moving
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Related Words for unmoving

immobile, inert, motionless, static, stationary, still, unemotional

Examples from the Web for unmoving

Contemporary Examples of unmoving

Historical Examples of unmoving

  • I was, indeed, a spirit in prison; and unspeakable was my dumb and unmoving agony.

  • 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)

British Dictionary definitions for unmoving


  1. not in motionthe unmoving sea
  2. still or constantan invisible but unmoving point
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