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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Still·ness n.
 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.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (poetic) tranquil silence; "the still of the night" [syn: hush,
      2: calmness without winds [syn: windlessness]
      3: a state of no motion or movement [syn: motionlessness]
         [ant: motion]