Motionless in a sentence

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Definition of Motionless

  • Without motion; being at rest.

How to use motionless in a sentence. Motionless pronunciation.

Only Nahoum Pasha had noticed his arrested look, so motionless did he sit; and now, without replying, he bowed gravely and deferentially to Kaid, who rose from the table.
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While they were speaking, Hylda had sat motionless watching.
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Kaid remained motionless looking after her.
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We sat absorbed and motionless through four long hours.
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Mrs. Damerel went pale, and stood motionless.
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Madame Lescande, who had listened, motionless, and pale as marble, remained in the same lifeless attitude, her eyes fixed, her hands clenched-yearning from the depths of her heart that death would summon her.
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Two or three of the dwellers in these huts were taking the fresh evening air on their thresholds, and Camors could distinguish through the gloom their heavy figures and limbs, roughened by coarse toil in the fields, as they stood mute, motionless, and ruminating in the darkness like tired beasts.
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The Marquise and Camors instantly rose to their feet, and standing side by side, motionless, gazed upon him.
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He advanced rapidly, his hand raised; but after a few steps the old man suddenly stopped, beat the air with both hands, as if seeking some support, then staggered and fell forward, striking his head against the marble mantelpiece, rolled on the carpet, and remained motionless.
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At the same time he threw himself on his knees by the side of the motionless old man, touched first his hand, then his heart.
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At intervals he paced feverishly to and fro along the narrow strip of land between the woods and the bridge; then, stopping short, with fixed eyes, he became lost in thought, and stood as motionless as the trunk of the tree against which he leaned.
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He watched it for some minutes, but it was motionless.
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The Candle is lighted—yet the moths continue motionless and melancholy behind the veils.
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I sat motionless on my stone; the sensations passed away, and the fear came not.
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The other cart and horse had remained standing motionless during the whole affair which I have been recounting, at the bottom of the pass.
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After reading the letter I sat for some time motionless, holding it in my hand.
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When she turned, at length, he was still sitting motionless in his chair.
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Clasping Rodney's flowers, she stood upright and motionless. Rodney turned away from the window.
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They stood motionless, but all was perfectly still.
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Going to Dale, he turned him over on to his back, and then went to Melchior, who lay motionless; but he was quite sensible, and spoke.
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Examples of Motionless

Example #1
He followed with the rest.
Example #2
Demonstration was discouraged, if not forbidden, among the Quakers, and if, to others, it gave a cold and austere manner, in David it tempered to a warm stillness the powerful impulses in him, the rivers of feeling which sometimes roared through his veins.
Example #3
At first it seemed to her that a trap had been set, and that David was to be the victim of Oriental duplicity; but revolt, as she did, from the miserable creature before them, she saw at last that he spoke the truth.
Example #4
My reasons shall convince his Highness.
Example #5
David broke in on his abstraction.
Example #6
Seeing what was in his face, they lighted with a great light for a moment.