Definition of stillness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈstɪlnəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɪlnəs//
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the quality of being quiet and not moving The sound of footsteps on the path broke the stillness.Extra examples He lay in absolute stillness. There was a sudden stillness in the air. in the stillness of the night
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