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im·mo·bile

 (ĭ-mō′bəl, -bēl′, -bīl′)
adj.
1. Immovable; fixed: an immobile rock formation.
2. Not moving; motionless: The patient in the coma was immobile.
3. Not very mobile or agile; capable of moving only slowly: an immobile quarterback.

im′mo·bil′i·ty (-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.

immobile

(ɪˈməʊbaɪl)
adj
1. not moving; motionless
2. not able to move or be moved; fixed
immobility n

im•mo•bile

(ɪˈmoʊ bəl, -bil)

adj.
1. incapable of moving or being moved.
2. motionless.
im`mo•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.immobile - not capable of movement or of being moved
nonmoving, unmoving - not in motion
mobile - moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place); "a mobile missile system"; "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"
2.immobile - securely fixed in place; "the post was still firm after being hit by the car"
fixed - securely placed or fastened or set; "a fixed piece of wood"; "a fixed resistor"

immobile

adjective
1. motionless, still, stationary, fixed, rooted, frozen, stable, halted, stiff, rigid, static, riveted, lifeless, inert, at rest, inanimate, immovable, immobilized, at a standstill, unmoving, stock-still, like a statue, immotile He remained as immobile as if carved out of rock.
motionless mobile, portable, on the move, movable
2. crippled, paralysed, incapacitated, laid up (informal), bedridden, housebound, enfeebled A riding accident had left him immobile.
crippled active, vigorous

immobile

adjective
Translations
ساكِن، غَيْر مُتَحَرِّكغَير قادِر على الحَرَكَه
nehybnýnepohyblivý
immobilubevægelig
megmozdíthatatlan
hreyfingarlaus, grafkyrróbifanlegur, óhreyfanlegur
atimti galimybę judėtinegalintis judėtinegalintis vaikščiotinejudamumasnejudantis
nekustīgs
nepohyblivý
hareketsizkımıldamayansabit

immobile

[ɪˈməʊbaɪl] ADJinmóvil

immobile

[ɪˈməʊbaɪl] adj (not moving)immobile

immobile

adj (= not moving)unbeweglich; (= not able to move) person (through injury etc) → bewegungslos; (through lack of transport) → unbeweglich, immobil; to render somebody immobilejdn bewegungsunfähig machen

immobile

[ɪˈməʊbaɪl] adjimmobile

immobile

(iˈməubail) adjective
1. not able to move or be moved. His leg was put in plaster and he was immobile for several weeks.
2. not moving; motionless. He crouched there immobile until they had gone.
ˌimmoˈbility (-ˈbi-) noun
imˈmobilize, imˈmobilise (-bi-) verb
to make immobile. He immobilized the car by removing part of the engine.

immobile

a. inmóvil, estable, fijo-a; que no se puede mover.

immobile

adj inmóvil
References in classic literature ?
So, I say, I couldn't but tremble at the vision of those golden-haired goddesses, standing with immobile faces by their awful altars.
From the corner of the divan of Persian saddle-bags on which he was lying, smoking, as was his custom, innumerable cigarettes, Lord Henry Wotton could just catch the gleam of the honey-sweet and honey-coloured blossoms of a laburnum, whose tremulous branches seemed hardly able to bear the burden of a beauty so flamelike as theirs; and now and then the fantastic shadows of birds in flight flitted across the long tussore-silk curtains that were stretched in front of the huge window, producing a kind of momentary Japanese effect, and making him think of those pallid, jade-faced painters of Tokyo who, through the medium of an art that is necessarily immobile, seek to convey the sense of swiftness and motion.
She stands immobile with a look of unutterable sorrow on her face.
Lurgan Sahib laughed immensely, and begged Kim to stay as he was, immobile for half an hour - cross-legged, ash-smeared, and wild-eyed, in the back room.
Kutuzov's face as he stood in the open doorway remained perfectly immobile for a few moments.
His expression was so severe, so serene, so immobile, that it seemed obvious that for him at least there was a grandeur in the departing hour which no petty irritation on his part was to mar, although the wasting time wasted also high private hopes of his own.
Thomson was standing before the window, the cold spring light falling full upon his face, with its nervous lines and strongly-cut, immobile features.
Next, in lieu of his enemy, he saw Skipper's head, and crept to it and loved it, kissing with his tongue the hard cheeks, the closed lids of the eyes that his love could not open, the immobile lips that would not utter one of the love-words they had been used to utter to the little dog.
The feeling was dispelled by a slight movement of the group: the horse, without moving its feet, had drawn its body slightly backward from the verge; the man remained immobile as before.
In brief, it was the general feeling in all that region that Silas Deemer was the one immobile verity of Hillbrook, and that his translation in space would precipitate some dismal public ill or strenuous calamity.
Minnie Duncan started, then glanced at her husband's immobile face, took the cue, and remained silent.
A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: "The owner has now been left immobile and housebound following the theft.