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not employed

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not on duty, absent, finished, inoperative, negligible, outside, postponed, slender, slight, slim.
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stillness
Definition:
The state or quality of being still.

Synonyms:

noun
calm
calm, calmness, composure, equanimity, patience, peace, peacefulness, placidity, poise, quiet, repose, rest, serenity, tranquility.
inactivity
motionless, sleepiness, Sedentariness.
inertia
deadness, drowsiness, immobility, oscitancy, paralysis, passivity, Paralyses.
inertness
apathy, catatonia, coma, dormancy, hibernation, idleness, immobility, inactivity, inertness, insensibility, languor, lethargy, lifelessness, listlessness, motionlessness, paralysis, passivity, sluggishness, stagnancy, Inanimation, reposefulness.
motionlessness
deadness, fixedness, quietness.
quiet
hush, still, dead air.
repose
leisure, in action, in actions, requiescence.
rest
dreaminess, forty winks, motionlessness, re-creation, somnolence, time off, re-creations.
silence
calm, calmness, dumbness, hush, inaction, inactivity, inaudibility, lull, muteness, noiselessness, peace, placidity, quiet, quietness, quietude, serenity, silence, soundlessness, still, tranquility.
stillness
hush, motionlessness, still, windlessness.
Examples of usage:
  1. The stillness pressed upon the house. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  2. And yet,- here in the stillness of the night, This lonely solitude, again I see Rising before me life- like all I dreamed. – Early Plays Catiline, The Warrior's Barrow, Olaf Liljekrans by Henrik Ibsen
  3. In the stillness that followed he heard the cry of a woman in distress. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. He peered through the darkness, roused from his misery in the stillness of the hour, and the night, by the appeal. – The Plunderer by Roy Norton
  5. Oh, the splendid stillness! – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland

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