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stillness

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1 a state of freedom from storm or disturbance
  • dozing in the warm stillness of a summer afternoon

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2 incapacity for or restraint from speaking
  • from the couple's tense stillness I sensed that they had been quarreling just before I arrived

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3 the near or complete absence of sound
  • the only thing that broke the stillness of the garden was the droning of a bee

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“Stillness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stillness. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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