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What is the opposite of motion?

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Opposite of the action or process of moving forward in place or time
“Wu Luan does not move, embodying an extreme motionlessness in contrast to Wan's energetic exit as she sweeps out, her long robes trailing behind her.”
Opposite of a state of constant movement or fluctuation
“Daniel said that the center had given him support and emotional stability through hard times.”
Opposite of the state of being executed, utilized, or put into operation
“He put his plans on hold, thinking there was no rush to move back to London.”
Opposite of the act of gesticulating, or making gestures to aid expression of thoughts, sentiments or passion
Opposite of a plan or suggestion, especially a formal or written one, put forward for consideration by others
Opposite of an act, or the state, of streaming or flowing out, especially rapidly
“The City Center division has to supply additional manpower to maintain law and order due to the large influx of supporters converging on the City Center.”
Opposite of the speed with which one walks, runs, or moves
“We walked with a slowness that characterized our lethargy at the time.”
Opposite of a movement of part of the body, especially a hand or the head, to express an idea or meaning
Opposite of the action or process of moving through or forward in time or place
Opposite of an individual rule as part of a system of law or religious doctrine
“Mr. Wizard was arrested for practicing wizardry, a crime worthy of certain damnation in most parts.”
Opposite of movement onwards or forwards or towards a specific destination
“The army made its retreat when they realized they were heavily outnumbered.”
Opposite of a law that is passed
Opposite of a matter or concern or a topic of discussion
“In normal circumstances, perhaps I would agree that it should be a non-issue.”
Opposite of the tendency of a body to maintain its motion, measured as the product of its mass and velocity
Opposite of a person or thing that is being discussed, described, or dealt with
“Tom is neither the subject nor the protagonist of the story but merely an auxiliary that serves to illustrate Nick's relationship problems.”
Opposite of to use gestures to call for, or get the attention of, someone
Opposite of to order or instruct to go, or come, to a particular destination or in a particular direction
“Desperate to save his city, he decided to withdraw forces from the Far East, where he had been awaiting a possible offensive from the enemy.”
Opposite of to move, or cause to move, in a wavelike motion
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