Still"ness (?), n.

1.

The quality or state of being still; quietness; silence; calmness; inactivity.

Painting, then, was the art demanded by the modern intellect upon its emergence from the stillness of the Middle Ages. J. A. Symonds.

2.

Habitual silence or quiet; taciturnity.

The gravity and stillness of your youth The world hath noted. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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