Definition of 'motionless'
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He lies motionless under white sheets in a bedroom that smells of clean laundry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She remained motionless and the bear departed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When they are standing motionless on pebbles they are not at all easy to pick out. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For a moment he remained motionless on the balcony. Somewhere East of Life (1994)They stand motionless at the very time when electricity demand is at its peak. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When he was quite gone, her mother came in and found her sitting motionless. Daniel Deronda (1876)He was sitting motionless, holding his hand before his eyes. Heidi (1881)Margaret lay motionless, and almost breathless by him. North and South (1855)But sitting motionless for 35 minutes encouraged complete strangers to talk! Times, Sunday Times (2008)During both the crowd was almost motionless, though. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She remained motionless for a few seconds before she rolled over clutching her throat as her friends jumped across the counter for cover. The Sun (2011)She was standing perfectly motionless, confused by the blow. Heidi (1881)They can manage all right on the Tube but in shops they stand motionless all the way up. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A red kite hangs motionless in the sky. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I had no desire to do anything except sleep or sit motionless for great periods of time. Christianity Today (2000)It hung there quite motionless for a long time, evidently finding it a comfortable place to have a rest. Times, Sunday Times (2008)At the moment the coalition convoy is descending into chaos as the lead vehicle sits motionless in the political lay-by. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Others go home to bed and lie there motionless for three days straight, barely leaving it to visit the loo. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'motionless'
British English: motionless /ˈməʊʃənlɪs/ ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is motionless is not moving at all.
He remained quite motionless behind his desk.
- American English: motionless
- Arabic: سَاكِنٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: imóvel
- Chinese: 不动的
- Croatian: nepomičan
- Czech: nehybný
- Danish: ubevægelig
- Dutch: bewegingloos
- European Spanish: inmóvil
- Finnish: liikkumaton
- French: statique
- German: bewegungslos
- Greek: ακίνητος
- Italian: immobile
- Japanese: 動かない
- Korean: 가만히 있는
- Norwegian: ubevegelig
- Polish: unieruchomiony
- European Portuguese: imóvel
- Romanian: nemișcat
- Russian: неподвижный
- Spanish: inmóvil
- Swedish: orörlig
- Thai: ไม่มีการเคลื่อนไหว
- Turkish: hareketsiz
- Ukrainian: нерухомий
- Vietnamese: bất động
Definition of motionless from the Collins English Dictionary
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