movement

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Synonyms for movement

Synonyms for movement

the act or process of moving

a change in normal place or position

a calculated change in position

an organized effort to accomplish a purpose

Synonyms for movement

a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata

an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object

a euphemism for defecation

a general tendency to change (as of opinion)

the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)

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Her purposeful movements do not yield the same results that a nondisabled child would experience.
She did not have any control of the left hand for almost 30 minutes as it continued to make purposeful movements.
A person who is sleepwalking walks and does other seemingly purposeful movements in a state of partial awakening from deep sleep.
Allen's purposeful movements and knitted eyebrows only scraped the dark face of this extraordinary character.
Apraxia is a symptom involving the inability to carry out purposeful movements in patients who have no motor or sensory deficits.
Suzanna cannot talk, make purposeful movements, feed or bathe herself.
He will never be able to make purposeful movements such as holding his head up, rolling over unassisted, sitting, crawling, standing, walking or grasping.
By 20 weeks, we should see purposeful movements, like a hand opening and closing or sucking a thumb.