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Webster 1913 Edition


Stillness

Still′ness

,
Noun.
1.
The quality or state of being still; quietness; silence; calmness; inactivity.
Painting, then, was the art demanded by the modern intellect upon its emergence from the
stillness
of the Middle Ages.
J. A. Symonds.
2.
Habitual silence or quiet; taciturnity.
The gravity and
stillness
of your youth
The world hath noted.
Shakespeare

Webster 1828 Edition


Stillness

STILLNESS

,
Noun.
1.
Freedom from noise or motion; calmness; quiet; silence; as the stillness of the night, the air or the sea.
2.
Freedom from agitation or excitement; as the stillness of the passions.
3.
Habitual silence; taciturnity.
The gravity and stillness of your youth, the world hath noted.

Definition 2022


stillness

stillness

English

Noun

stillness (countable and uncountable, plural stillnesses)

  1. The quality or state of being still; quietness; silence; calmness; inactivity.
  2. Habitual silence or quiet; taciturnity.

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