What is the opposite of moving?

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Adjective
Opposite of in motion
“When ready to pounce the wasp moves swiftly when its prey is usually in a stationary position.”
Adjective
Opposite of producing strong emotion, especially sadness or sympathy
“The poem depicts a character in unemotional scenes, and it affords a model of normal morality.”
Adjective
Opposite of having the ability to motivate or inspire
“Vordul's verse is uninspiring and sounds much more like spoken word poetry, rather than a proper rap.”
Adjective
Opposite of in working order
“I can't believe that my computer is broken at such a dire juncture of the project.”
Adjective
Opposite of in a state of change
“I don't know what you saw, but these statues are famously static.”
Adjective
Opposite of arousing or characterized by intense feeling
“The only true way that you can have an unemotional response to what has happened to you is when you genuinely care nothing about what has occurred.”
Adjective
Opposite of evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret
Adjective
Opposite of providing inspiration
“We can barely remember what Joe was talking about during his largely uninspiring speech.”
Adjective
Opposite of arousing pity, especially through vulnerability or sadness
Adjective
Opposite of having great impact or influence
“We would end up an impotent and uninfluential nation, just one voice among the many.”
Adjective
Opposite of capable of being transported
Adjective
Opposite of of or full of expression
Adjective
Opposite of redolent or reminiscent
Adjective
Opposite of the condition of being alive
Adjective
Opposite of producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind
“As the conversation progressed, Alice felt a vague sense of unease, since she reluctantly found herself believing that Abhay's point made some sense.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a strong effect upon the emotions, inclining one to sadness or pity
Adjective
Opposite of eliciting cosy feelings of tenderness and sympathy
Adjective
Opposite of causing cheerfulness
Adjective
Opposite of causing or characterized by extreme distress or sorrow
“Some events might seem to create unbearable burdens, but a fortunate turn of events might magically appear to make for an altogether different and unexpected peace.”
Adjective
Opposite of fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing
Adjective
Opposite of tending to migrate or having migrated
Adjective
Opposite of tending to move in a nomadic fashion
Adjective
Opposite of able to persuade
Adjective
Opposite of going in
Adjective
Opposite of aesthetically pleasing
Adjective
Opposite of on the way towards
Adjective
Opposite of distressing or causing sorrow
“It's heartening to hear that her grandmother is feeling much better these days.”
Adjective
Opposite of full of sorrow
Adjective
Opposite of dynamic
Adjective
Opposite of causing happiness or cheer by its nature or appearance
“She listened to the depressing song and immediately felt worse.”
Adjective
Opposite of having, or characterized by, a generous nature
“The narcissist was known for his selfish acts of self-aggrandizement.”
Noun
Opposite of a movement of animals or people from one region to another
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of the ability to move from place to place, or the act of doing so
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of an act of moving or going through a given point
“The convoys would have to come to a halt to undergo stringent checks before proceeding.”
Noun
Opposite of a physical movement of someone or something
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 movement of a person or persons out of a country or national region, for the purpose of permanent relocation of residence
Noun
Opposite of a system or means of conveying people or goods from place to place
Verb
Opposite of to be triggering enthusiasm or eagerness
“The movie's plot was terrible and was boring us to death.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to leave or exit
“They are always fashionably late, and when they arrive, it will be obvious.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to go from one place to another
“I will stay and keep a lookout for anything unusual.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to get to a location by any means of motion
“Please stand still for a moment while I take your measurements.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to physically change the way something is as opposed to its original state
“Travelers are advised not to handle bags that do not belong to them and to leave them where they are.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to manually take and carry something and change its position or location
“He was able to anchor the sculpture on the podium, but it wasn't without its challenges.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to urge, incite or persuade into doing something
“His temper on the court does nothing but discourage support from the spectators.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to rouse or inspire a particular feeling or thoughts
“When you're a nurse, you see so much sadness and pain on a daily basis that you almost have to desensitize yourself to it just to stay sane.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to change, progress, or develop in a specified way
“He said problems of competitiveness would also severely constrain the small industry sector, which he feared would stagnate.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to take action
“It's discouraging to see him idle about rather than do something about his unemployment.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to change one's place of residence or work
“I don't understand why we have to uproot ourselves when we can just stay here.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to propose for discussion and resolution at a meeting or legislative assembly
“Some dieticians disadvise the consumption of processed foods.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to spend most of one's time with a specified social group
“Disenchanted members made the easy decision to dissociate themselves from the cult-like institution.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to change, progress, or develop in a specified way
“He wasn't particularly ambitious and was happy to remain in his current position at the company.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to reconsider or change one's views
“I will maintain my position on his innocence irrespective of incriminating evidence against him.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to cause something to function with motion
“If you need to stop the car while ascending a slope, pull on the handbrakes.”
Prepositional phrase
Opposite of in the process of moving from one place or job to another
Adverb
Opposite of further forward in time or place
“An army officer who was wearing mufti came to meet him and asked him to move backward.”
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