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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (poetic) tranquil silence; A state of no motion or movement; Calmness without winds.

Usage examples (38)
  • They are easy to control when stillness is required in the duck blind and have a good eye for marking and remembering where birds fall.
  • They sat a good while in stillness after that, each thinking her own thoughts; or perhaps those of the elder lady took the form of prayers.
  • Sitting in stillness is unbearable to me.
  • His stillness was a denial, of all the boy was, of all he did. for more
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