Definitions and Examples of static, stationary, motionless
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Lacking in movement, action, or change, especially in a way viewed as undesirable or uninteresting.
The TV screen was filled with static and we couldn't see the picture.
Not moving or not intended to be moved.
The car was stationary at the traffic light.
Without movement; still.
The cat lay motionless on the windowsill.
Key Differences: static vs stationary vs motionless
- 1Static refers to something that is lacking in movement or action, often in an undesirable way.
- 2Stationary describes something that is not moving or not intended to be moved.
- 3Motionless describes something that is completely still and without any movement.
Effective Usage of static, stationary, motionless
- 1Science: Use these antonyms when discussing the laws of motion and the properties of matter.
- 2Art: Incorporate these antonyms in describing art pieces that convey a sense of stillness or movement.
- 3Daily Life: Use these antonyms to describe objects or situations that are either moving or still.
The antonyms of kinetic are static, stationary, and motionless. These words describe a lack of movement or activity. Use them in scientific discussions, art descriptions, or daily life to describe objects or situations that are either moving or still.