moving

Definitions of moving
  1. adjective
    in motion
    “a constantly moving crowd”
    “the moving parts of the machine”
    Synonyms:
    mobile
    moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)
    afoot
    traveling by foot
    ahorse, ahorseback
    traveling on horseback
    oncoming
    moving toward one
    automotive, self-propelled, self-propelling
    containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement
    awheel
    traveling by wheeled vehicle such as bicycle or automobile e.g.
    blown
    being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor
    fast-flying, flying
    moving swiftly
    aflare, flaring
    streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air
    kinetic
    characterized by motion
    mobile
    having transportation available
    restless
    ceaselessly in motion
    wiggly, wriggling, wriggly, writhing
    moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion
    vibratory
    moving very rapidly to and fro or up and down
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    Antonyms:
    nonmoving, unmoving
    not in motion
    immobile
    not capable of movement or of being moved
    inactive, motionless, static, still
    not in physical motion
    becalmed
    rendered motionless for lack of wind
    fixed, rigid, set
    fixed and unmoving
    frozen, rooted, stock-still
    absolutely still
    inert
    unable to move or resist motion
    sitting
    not moving and therefore easy to attack
    stationary
    standing still
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  2. adjective
    arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion
    “"she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne”
    Synonyms:
    emotional
    of more than usual emotion
    impressive
    making a strong or vivid impression
    affecting, poignant, touching
    arousing affect
    haunting
    having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect
    heartwarming
    causing gladness and pleasure
    soul-stirring, stirring
    exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions
    stimulating
    rousing or quickening activity or the senses
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    Antonyms:
    unmoving
    not arousing emotions
    unemotional
    unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion
    unaffecting
    not arousing affect
    unexciting, unstimulating
    not stimulating
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  3. adjective
    used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion
    “Her ambition was to be in moving pictures or `the movies'”
    Synonyms:
    animated
    made to appear to move as living creatures do
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    Antonyms:
    still
    used of pictures; of a single or static photograph not presented so as to create the illusion of motion; or representing objects not capable of motion
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