Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not moving; immovable; fixed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Motionless; fixed.

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  • adjective motionless

Etymologies

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move +‎ -less

Examples

  • After that, as we went on into the east, we saw no men; only the sleeping river, the moveless forest, and the White Silence of the North.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • After that, as we went on into the east, we saw no men; only the sleeping river, the moveless forest, and the White Silence of the North.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • They propped themselves in the snow beneath the moveless wind-vane, and waited.

    In a Far Country

  • They propped themselves in the snow beneath the moveless wind-vane, and waited.

    In a Far Country

  • It came from one direction and all directions; something was happening back in the moveless, dripping jungle under the lazily eddying blanket of fog.

    "The Morons" by Harl Vincent, part 1

  • And thine olive, moveless features, transfixed as in a dream,

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • Hoar in the moonbeams stood those graceful trees casting their moveless shadows upon the grass, and in the background crowning the undulations of the distance, in masses, were piled those woods among which lay the solitary tomb where the remains of my beloved mother rested.

    Uncle Silas

  • It was like the running of a spider over his sensitive, moveless body.

    The Trespasser

  • Indeed, I never saw face or figure so moveless, except in death.

    The Room in the Dragon Volant

  • He raised his face suddenly: its features were sharp and fixed; its hue was changed; it was livid and moveless, like a face cut in gray stone.

    The Evil Guest

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