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stillness

noun

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

  2. 2 incapacity for or restraint from speaking from the couple's tense stillness I sensed that they had been quarreling just before I arrived Synonyms of stillness dumbness, muteness, speechlessness, silenceWords Related to stillness inarticulacy, inarticulateness, voicelessness; reserve, reticence, reticency, taciturnityNear Antonyms of stillness communication, speaking, talking; eloquence, fluency, volubility; chattiness, garrulousness, loquaciousness, loquacity, talkativeness, talkiness; verboseness, verbosity, windiness, wordiness

  3. 3 the near or complete absence of sound the only thing that broke the stillness of the garden was the droning of a bee Synonyms of stillness hush, quiet, quietness, quietude, still, silenceWords Related to stillness calm, lull, peace, peacefulness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Near Antonyms of stillness babel, blare, bluster, cacophony, chatter, clamor, clangor, din, hubbub, racket, rattle, roar, tumult, uproarAntonyms of stillness noise, sound, unquietness


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