What is the opposite of motion?

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Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of a state of constant movement or fluctuation
“Daniel said that the center had given him support and emotional stability through hard times.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of a plan or suggestion, especially a formal or written one, put forward for consideration by others
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of the speed with which one walks, runs, or moves
“We walked with a slowness that characterized our lethargy at the time.”
Noun
Opposite of the ability to move from place to place, or the act of doing so
Noun
Opposite of the action or process of moving through or forward in time or place
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of movement onwards or forwards or towards a specific destination
“The army made its retreat when they realized they were heavily outnumbered.”
Noun
Opposite of a movement of part of the body, especially a hand or the head, to express an idea or meaning
Noun
Opposite of a law that is passed
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of the product of its mass and velocity
Noun
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.”
Verb
Opposite of to use gestures to convey information or directions
Verb
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.”
Verb
Opposite of to move, or cause to move, in a wavelike motion
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