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1Not moving; still.‘Claudia sat unmoving behind her desk’
motionless, parked, halted, stopped, immobilized, immobile, still, static, stock-still, at a standstill, at rest, not movingView synonyms
- ‘The crunching of now deep snow could be heard from behind her, and she froze, unmoving.’
- ‘When she hit the desk and fell to the ground, unmoving, I wondered to myself if a plea of self defense would do me any good.’
- ‘Most of us view volcanoes as static sentinels: bastions of strength and rigidity that are unmoving and unmovable.’
- ‘A good two or three hours of sitting in his chair, unmoving, was just as resting as far as he was concerned.’
- ‘Grim stayed unmoving as the wall closed behind him, a great chill had overtaken him but he turned to her room and took a step.’
- ‘Her gaze went past him and focused on Michael, who was tied up on a chair, unmoving and lifeless.’
- ‘As she labored on she, every once in a while, would glance over to the unmoving form behind her then return to the task at hand.’
- ‘The figure stops in his tracks, unmoving and breathing heavily.’
- ‘He stopped when he saw her lying on the ground, unmoving and barely breathing.’
- ‘He spoke as if he spoke secrets, his words formed behind unmoving lips.’
- ‘She stood in uniform next to the desk, her stance lazy and unmoving.’
- ‘Her back was straight and her eyes were closed and unmoving, not even the shifting of the eye looking behind its curtain.’
- ‘She stood up before she had time to stop herself, and stood there for a few minutes unmoving, and terribly awkward.’
- ‘A rainbow to me is something colourful for sure, but static in its beauty - tranquil and unmoving.’
- ‘Behind her stood Akima, silent and unmoving, her eyes piercing straight ahead.’
- ‘For three days she remained, unmoving, in front of my stop, and for three days I stepped gingerly over her, holding my breath.’
- ‘In the midst of it all, she held fast in her prayer, still and unmoving as the flames about her slowly were set to rest.’
- ‘Reading is static and dynamic, unmoving words unreeling in our minds.’
- ‘How it ever kept going now was a miracle, and for the last three months it had been stuck, inanimate and unmoving, in the student car lot.’
- ‘Kaos, however, stood unmoving as more demons erupted from the plumes of fire behind him.’
2Not stirring any emotion.‘this must be the most unmoving performance of Verdi's opera ever recorded’
expressionless, glazed, blank, empty, vacant, fixed, motionless, emotionless, fishy, impassive, lifeless, wooden, dull, vacuousView synonyms
- ‘The language is shouted or perhaps sung by one unmoving performer to the other, creating an unearthly effect.’
- ‘All of which takes the sting out of a curiously unmoving ending.’
- ‘Elvis Costello gives a merely mortal performance of unmoving music.’
- ‘The completely unmoving, unconvincing romance between a wooden Hayden Christensen and an uncharacteristically bland Natalie Portman is only the most obvious clumsiness.’
- ‘For me, it was boring, and completely unmoving, and definitely didn't showcase their wonderful voices.’
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