static (adj) – having no motion; at rest
BREAKDOWN: STAT- (standing still) + -IC (of or pertaining to)
— static also means static electricity or random noise or crackling on an audio or video feed
This word is built on the root STAS-, which means to stand or standing still.
Common STAS- words include ecstasy, system, and thermostat.
More esoteric STAS- words include ananastasia and isostasy.