Definition for STILL'NESS


  1. Freedom from noise or motion; calmness; quiet; silence; as, the stillness of the night, the air or the sea.
  2. Freedom from agitation or excitement; as, the stillness of the passions.
  3. Habitual silence; taciturnity. The gravity and stillness of your youth, / The world hath noted. – Shak.

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