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 Meanings and Examples of MOTIONLESS
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motionless
 a.  at rest, stationary, immobile, not moving
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  His legs alone were motionless.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
2  All of a sudden he stooped down, removed his shoes and placed them softly on the mat beside the bed; then he resumed his thoughtful attitude, and became motionless once more.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
3  Jean Valjean was in the shadow, and stood motionless, with his iron candlestick in his hand, frightened by this luminous old man.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
4  Madeleine raised his head, met Javert's falcon eye still fixed upon him, looked at the motionless peasants, and smiled sadly.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—FATHER FAUCHELEVENT
5  On entering, Fantine fell down in a corner, motionless and mute, crouching down like a terrified dog.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII—THE SOLUTION OF SOME QUESTIONS CONNECTED WIT...
6  Javert up to that moment had remained erect, motionless, with his eyes fixed on the ground, cast athwart this scene like some displaced statue, which is waiting to be put away somewhere.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII—THE SOLUTION OF SOME QUESTIONS CONNECTED WIT...
7  She remained thus for a quarter of an hour, her eyes riveted on the door, motionless and apparently holding her breath.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—SISTER SIMPLICE PUT TO THE PROOF
8  Fantine was still motionless and seemed absorbed in her own thoughts.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—SISTER SIMPLICE PUT TO THE PROOF
9  Jean Valjean rested his elbow on the knob at the head of the bed, and his brow on his hand, and began to contemplate the motionless body of Fantine, which lay extended there.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—AUTHORITY REASSERTS ITS RIGHTS
10  But it remained motionless in the mist.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A BAD GUIDE TO NAPOLEON; A GOOD GUIDE TO BULOW
11  Several squares of the Guard, motionless amid this stream of the defeat, as rocks in running water, held their own until night.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—THE LAST SQUARE
12  From time to time he halted, scrutinized the plain around him as though to see whether he were observed, bent over abruptly, disturbed something silent and motionless on the ground, then rose and fled.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
13  Then she stood motionless, bucket in hand, the open door before her.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—MEN MUST HAVE WINE, AND HORSES MUST HAVE WATE...
14  An instant later she was in her place again, seated motionless, and only turned so as to cast a shadow on the doll which she held in her arms.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
15  Cosette placed Catherine on a chair, then seated herself on the floor in front of her, and remained motionless, without uttering a word, in an attitude of contemplation.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
Example Sentence:
1  Ranged on benches down the sides of the room, the eighty girls sat motionless and erect; a quaint assemblage they appeared, all with plain locks combed from their faces, not a curl visible.
2  Caught up in the wonder of the storyteller's tale, the rapt listeners sat motionless, hanging on his every word.
3  Remaining motionless is their best defense, but when startled, snowshoes rely on their long, powerful hind legs to run away from danger.
4  The men stood motionless as Weir held his finger to his lips.
5  She lay motionless where she was, oblivious to pain.
6  A silent movie doesn't mean it is motionless.
7  Coach Joachim Low stood on the touchline virtually motionless, his face a picture of calm and focus.