motionless

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motion +‎ -less

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motionless (not comparable)

  1. At rest, stationary, immobile, not moving.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 4, Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      Nothing could be more business-like than the construction of the stout dams, and nothing more gently rural than the limpid lakes, with the grand old forest trees marshalled round their margins like a veteran army that had marched down to drink, only to be stricken motionless at the water’s edge.

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