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stationary
used in Atlas Shrugged

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standing still; or not capable of being moved
  • When he had gone, she felt as if the motion of time were an oppressive weight in the stillness of the house, like a stationary, half-solid mass slithering slowly into some faint elongation by a tempo that left her no measure to know whether minutes had passed or hours.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (35% in)
  • Through the frozen nights, over dying cities, knocking in vain at unanswering windows, beating on unechoing walls, rising above the roofs of lightless buildings and the skeletal girders of ruins, the plea went on crying through space, crying to the stationary motion of the stars, to the heatless fire of their twinkling: "Can you hear us, John Galt?
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (26% in)

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