What is the opposite of movement?

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Noun
Opposite of an act of moving
“There was a strange motionlessness of everything in that pretty little cabin.”
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Opposite of the ability or capacity to move
“She presented with pain and stiffness and immobility of the neck and upper back.”
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Opposite of a trend or tendency
Deviation from the diagonal trend line, as is evident for third-codon-position transitions, indicates saturation.”
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Opposite of the act of moving forward, usually towards a given goal
“These jokes speak to the irresponsible political shiftlessness of the country's leadership and political elites as well as the stagnancy of the state.”
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Opposite of a change or development
“The youth of the present generation is wandering aimlessly without any fixity of purpose.”
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Opposite of the state or quality of being active
“There is evidence that links physical inactivity with the increasing prevalence of osteoporosis in the United States.”
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Opposite of a special effort exerted towards a particular goal
“Due to the controversy, there was genuine hesitation by the team to release the film to the public.”
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Opposite of a belief that one supports
“Your actions have a sense of purposelessness that I find difficult to swallow.”
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Opposite of the speed with which one walks, runs, or moves
“We walked with a slowness that characterized our lethargy at the time.”
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Opposite of an advance or forward movement
“Ronin surmised that no one had escaped the fight unscathed, and he began wondering if he should've called a retreat in the first place.”
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Opposite of a steady, continuous stream or supply of something
“As a result of the strike, there was a break in the production of European luxury cars.”
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Opposite of an act of moving something or someone to another place or position
“The storing and hoarding of old things is a habit my old folks need to kick.”
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Opposite of a condition of being restless, uneasy or nervous
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Opposite of the action or process of moving through or forward in time or place
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Opposite of the space in or through which a mechanism can or does move
“She criticized the narrowness of the parking spaces at this key central location.”
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Opposite of the ability to move from place to place, or the act of doing so
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Opposite of a sustained campaign against an undesirable situation or activity
“The inaction against corruption within the aristocracy has earned widespread condemnation from the plebians.”
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Opposite of something that arouses activity or action in someone or something
Noun
Opposite of a recognized autonomous branch of the Christian Church
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Opposite of the movement of information from one to another
“The summarization and consolidation of data in data warehouses are targeted for decision support.”
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Opposite of the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence
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Opposite of displacement
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Opposite of an organized group of people with a particular purpose
“A different effect results from the appointment when made upon the final dissolution of the corporate body.”
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Opposite of an abrupt rough or violent movement
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Opposite of the movement or transportation of goods or passengers
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Opposite of the dispersion or spread of any people from their original homeland
“Almost all of the earth's landmass is inhabited, although the temperate zones of the northern hemisphere are where you will find the largest concentration of people.”
Noun
Opposite of a formally constituted political group
“From that time, there was a division amongst them, and they were split into two parties.”
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Opposite of the act of loading data into a computer (from another system)
“The upload took about two minutes over my broadband connection.”
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Opposite of a journey, especially over long distances
“Convinced he could run the government as well from Quincy as t Philadelphia, Adams stretched his stay at home for a full seven months.”
Noun
Opposite of spirit of the time
Noun
Opposite of a reference to the occurrence of a change
“It was a nonevent that was ignored by many.”
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Opposite of a strong, regular repeated pattern of movement or sound
“I like this game, but I can't get over the randomness of the beat.”
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Opposite of the general tendency or course of events or opinion
“His rhetoric is the antithesis of what our movement is about.”
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Opposite of the process of coming into prominence
“His fall from grace was quick and decisive following revelations of corruption on his part.”
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Opposite of a sudden involuntary movement caused by shock or surprise
“When the infant produced unreactivity to stimulation, alarm bells started to ring.”
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