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Meaning of STILLNESS

Pronunciation:  st'ilnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (poetic) tranquil silence; "the still of the night"
  2. [n]  a state of no motion or movement
  3. [n]  calmness without winds
 

STILLNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: hush, motionlessness, still, windlessness
 
 Antonyms: motion
 
 See Also: calmness, fixedness, immobility, inaction, inactiveness, quiet, silence, state, stationariness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Still"ness\, n.
1. The quality or state of being still; quietness; silence;
   calmness; inactivity.

         Painting, then, was the art demanded by the modern
         intellect upon its emergence from the stillness of
         the Middle Ages.                      --J. A.
                                               Symonds.

2. Habitual silence or quiet; taciturnity.

         The gravity and stillness of your youth The world
         hath noted.                           --Shak.

 

 

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