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stillness

[stil-nis] /ˈstɪl nɪs/
noun
1.
silence; quiet; hush.
2.
the absence of motion.
Origin of stillness
1000
before 1000; Middle English stilnesse, Old English stilnes. See still1, -ness
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n.

Old English stilnes; see still (adj.) + -ness.

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