- I(Roget's IV) n.Syn. quietness, tranquillity, soundlessness; see silence 1 .II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.silence, quiet, hush, peace, tranquility, serenity, calm, motionlessness.ANT.: racket, din, noiseIII(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The absence of sound or noise: hush, noiselessness, quiet, quietness, silence, soundlessness, still. See SOUNDS. 2. An absence of motion or disturbance: calm, calmness, hush, lull, peace, peacefulness, placidity, placidness, quiet, quietness, serenity, tranquillity, untroubledness. See CALM.
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Stillness — Still ness, n. 1. The quality or state of being still; quietness; silence; calmness; inactivity. [1913 Webster] Painting, then, was the art demanded by the modern intellect upon its emergence from the stillness of the Middle Ages. J. A. Symonds.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
stillness — index abeyance, inaction, insentience, lull, pause, peace, silence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 200 … Law dictionary
stillness — O.E. stilnes; see STILL (Cf. still) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness) … Etymology dictionary
stillness — [n] silence calm, calmness, hush, inaction, inactivity, lull, noiselessness, peace, placidity, quiet, quietness, quietude, serenity, still, tranquility; concepts 65,388,411,720 … New thesaurus
stillness — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, great, perfect, utter ▪ sudden ▪ There was a sudden stillness in the air. ▪ eerie … Collocations dictionary
stillness — Synonyms and related words: ataraxia, ataraxy, awful silence, calmness, composure, contemplation, dead, dead of night, deathlike silence, golden silence, hush, hush of night, imperturbability, inaudibility, lucid stillness, lull, marmoreal repose … Moby Thesaurus
stillness — Ⅰ. still  ► ADJECTIVE 1) not moving. 2) (of air or water) undisturbed by wind, sound, or current. 3) (of a drink) not fizzy. ► NOUN 1) a state of deep and quiet calm. 2) a photograph or a single sho … English terms dictionary
stillness — noun see still I … New Collegiate Dictionary
stillness — /stil nis/, n. 1. silence; quiet; hush. 2. the absence of motion. [bef. 1000; ME stilnesse, OE stilnes. See STILL1, NESS] * * * … Universalium
stillness — noun a) The quality or state of being still; quietness; silence; calmness; inactivity. b) Habitual silence or quiet; taciturnity … Wiktionary