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still

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of still

  1. 1 free from disturbing noise or uproar <the town's streets are usually still and peopleless in the early morning hours> Synonyms arcadian, calm, hushed, peaceful, placid, restful, serene, quiet, stilly, tranquilRelated Words noiseless, silent, soundless; mute, speechless, wordless; dead, motionless, quiescent; muffled, muted, quieted; dull, gentle, low, soft; ultraquietNear Antonyms crazy, tempestuous, wild; blaring, blasting, booming, earsplitting, piercing, roaring, thundering, thunderousAntonyms boisterous, clamorous, clattery, deafening, loud, noisy, raucous, rip-roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy, tumultuous, unquiet, uproarious, woolly (also wooly)

  2. 2 free from storms or physical disturbance <the air was ominously still as dark clouds gathered in the distance> Synonyms halcyon, hushed, lown [dialect], peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, calm, stilly, tranquil, untroubledRelated Words balmy, clement, equable, gentle, mild, moderate, temperate; clear, cloudless, fair, rainless, sunny, sunshiny, windlessNear Antonyms blizzardy (also blizzardly), blustery, squally, windy; extreme, foul, intemperate, nasty, severeAntonyms agitated, angry, inclement, restless, rough, stormy, tempestuous, turbulent, unquiet, unsettled

  3. 3 mostly or entirely without sound <in his paintings Paul Gauguin depicts a still tropical paradise inhabited by mute and motionless natives> Synonyms hushed, muted, noiseless, quiet, quieted, soundless, silent, stillyRelated Words calm, peaceable, peaceful, serene, tranquilNear Antonyms boisterous, clamorous, clangorous, clattering, clattery, raucous, rip-roaring, roaring, roistering, tumultuousAntonyms noisy, rackety, unquiet, uproarious




still

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of still

  1. 1 a state of freedom from storm or disturbance <in the still of the forest he could relax and forget his worries> Synonyms calmness, hush, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, quietness, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, calm, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Related Words lull, pause, respite; silence; mildness, soothingness; comity, concord, harmony; casualness, easygoingness, informality, laid-backness, relaxednessNear Antonyms clamor, din, noise, racketAntonyms bustle, commotion, hubbub, hurly-burly, pandemonium, tumult, turmoil, unquietness, unrest, uproar

  2. 2 the near or complete absence of sound <a loud noise shattered the still of the night> Synonyms hush, quiet, quietness, quietude, silence, stillnessRelated Words calm, lull, peace, peacefulness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Near Antonyms babel, blare, bluster, cacophony, chatter, clamor, clangor, din, hubbub, racket, rattle, roar, tumult, uproarAntonyms noise, sound, unquietness




still

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of still

  1. 1 to bring (something) to a standstill <it seemed as though nothing could still the fighting> Synonyms arrest, bring up, catch, check, draw up, fetch up, hold up, pull up, stall, stay, {h,1}halt, stopRelated Words baffle, balk, block, blockade, bottleneck, clog, dam, detain, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, obstruct, snag, stem; conclude, cut off, end, terminate; call, discontinue, suspend; choke off, rein (in), repress, squash, squelch, stanch (or staunch), stunt, suppress, turn backNear Antonyms carry on, continue, follow through (with), keep (on), keep up, persist, run on; advance, fare, go along, march, move, proceed, progress, wend; actuate, budge, drive, goad, impel, propel, push, spur, stir

  2. 2 to free from distress or disturbance <reading a book helps me to relax and still my mind before going to bed> Synonyms becalm, compose, lull, lullaby, quiet, quieten [chiefly British], salve, settle, soothe, calm, tranquilize (also tranquillize)Related Words appease, conciliate, hush, mollify, pacify, placate; allay, alleviate, assuage, ease, lay, mitigate, quell, relax, relieve, solace; narcotize, sedate, stupefyNear Antonyms aggravate, heighten, intensify; arouse, excite, foment, incite, rouse, stir (up), work upAntonyms agitate, discompose, disquiet, disturb, key (up), perturb, upset, vex

  3. 3 to stop the noise or speech of <the conversation was abruptly stilled by a loud crash from the next room> Synonyms dumb, extinguish, hush, mute, quell, quiet, quieten [chiefly British], settle, shush, shut up, squelch, silenceNear Antonyms agitate, stir




still

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of still

  1. 1 without motion <the cat sat absolutely still, watching as the mouse began to make its way across the floor> Synonyms motionlessly, quiet, quietly Related Words immovably; inactively Near Antonyms movably

  2. 2 in spite of that <their star player was injured in yesterday's game; still, it looks like he will be able to play today> Synonyms even so, howbeit, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, however, still and all, though, withal, yetRelated Words after all, anyhow, regardless; per contra




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