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1. locomotion

noun. ['ˌloʊkəˈmoʊʃən'] self-propelled movement.

Synonyms

  • creep
  • gait
  • walk
  • running
  • trot
  • step
  • run
  • walking
  • movement
  • circuit
  • motion
  • stroke
  • move
  • crawling
  • crawl
  • jog
  • circle
  • dance step
  • creeping
  • lope
  • travel
  • brachiation

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • ride
  • misbehave
  • standing

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Words that Rhyme with Locomotion

  • promotion
  • devotion
  • demotion
  • commotion
  • laotian
  • emotion
  • potion
  • notion
  • lotion
  • kocian
  • hoeschen
  • bocian
  • ocean

Example sentences of the word locomotion


1. Noun, singular or mass
The gliding locomotion of a flatworm is powered by many tiny cilia on the outer surface of its body.

Quotes containing the word locomotion


1. She was the most wonderful woman for prowling about the house. How she got from one story to another was a mystery beyond solution. A lady so decorous in herself, and so highly connected, was not to be suspected of dropping over the banisters or sliding down them, yet her extraordinary facility of locomotion suggested the wild idea.
- Charles Dickens, Hard Times

2. locomotion

noun. ['ˌloʊkəˈmoʊʃən'] the power or ability to move.

Synonyms

  • motivity
  • mobility

Antonyms

  • malfunctioning
  • crosswise
  • sporadic
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