The adjective static means something that remains in one place without moving or shifting.

Synonyms are motionless, fixed, stable, or passive.

The word origins from Modern Latin (1630s) statica and Greek statikos meaning “causing to stand, skilled in weighing”. It comes from stem of histanai meaning “to make to stand, set, to place in the balance, weigh”. The meaning of “having to do with bodies at rest or with forces that balance each other” was first recorded in 1802. Later, it was applied to frictional electricity in 1839.

He became static when he saw her.

The number of applicants passing the qualifications has remained static.

He is static when it comes to decision-making.