Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not moving; motionless.
  • adj. Not affecting the emotions: a curiously unmoving dramatic work.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not moving; still

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having no motion.
  • Not exciting emotion; having no power to affect the passions; unaffecting; not touching or impressive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not in motion
  • adj. not arousing emotions

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Examples

  • Can you remain unmoving till the right action arises by itself?

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  • She stood there unmoving for nearly half an hour, then Charley Shore returned.

    I’ll Walk Alone

  • One look beyond was enough, into the cubicle where the bruised and battered girl lay quiet and unmoving, breathing through tubes and with seemingly every electronic gadget known to medical science attached to her.

    The Priest

  • After both sides were set, they stood facing each other unmoving and in silence for several long minutes as if taking a deep breath before the battle began.

    Alexander the Great

  • For a time he stood on all fours, unmoving, waiting … but the pain was gone.

    Arcane Circle

  • My lungs felt completely deflated and I lay unmoving as I struggled to regain breath, waiting for the world to come back to me.

    My Fair Succubi

  • The angel-possessed pool boy stared at me, unmoving.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Thinking of Zane, my heart fluttered with a mixture of excitement and anxiety, and I scanned the rows of unmoving vampires, looking for a familiar dark head.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Logan stood unmoving in the courtyard of Ebonhawke.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Eir stood there unmoving except for the vein that pulsed in her temple.

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