Standstill in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Standstill

a situation of no movement or activity; halt

Examples of Standstill in a sentence

As a result of the ten-car pile-up, traffic came to a standstill. 🔊

Police stopped all traffic due to a road closure ahead, so all cars were at a standstill. 🔊

When the mother demanded a truce, the sisters’ argument came to a standstill. 🔊

As the line of people in the hallway came to a standstill, everyone began to talk to each other.  🔊

Peace negotiations between the two warring countries came to a standstill after a citizen murdered an opponent’s official.  🔊

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