immovable


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im·mov·a·ble

 (ĭ-mo͞o′və-bəl)
adj.
1.
a. Impossible to move.
b. Incapable of movement.
2. Impossible to alter: immovable plans.
3. Unyielding in principle, purpose, or adherence; steadfast.
4. Incapable of being moved emotionally.
5. Law Of or relating to things, such as trees and buildings, attached to real property: immovable property.
n.
1. One that cannot move or be moved.
2. often immovables Law Things that are attached to real property.

im·mov′a·bil′i·ty, im·mov′a·ble·ness n.
im·mov′a·bly adv.

immovable

(ɪˈmuːvəbəl) or

immoveable

adj
1. unable to move or be moved; fixed; immobile
2. unable to be diverted from one's intentions; steadfast
3. unaffected by feeling; impassive
4. unchanging; unalterable
5. (of feasts, holidays, etc) occurring on the same date every year
6. (Law) law
a. (of property) not liable to be removed; fixed
b. of or relating to immoveables. Compare movable
imˌmovaˈbility, imˌmoveaˈbility, imˈmovableness, imˈmoveableness n
imˈmovably, imˈmoveably adv

im•mov•a•ble

or im•move•a•ble

(ɪˈmu və bəl)

adj.
1. incapable of being moved.
2. unaffected by feeling: an immovable heart.
3. implacable; unyielding.
4. motionless.
5. not changing from one date to another in different years: Christmas is an immovable feast.
n.
6. something immovable.
7. immovables, real property.
[1325–75]
im•mov`a•bil′i•ty, im•mov′a•ble•ness, n.
im•mov′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immovable - property consisting of houses and landimmovable - property consisting of houses and land
belongings, property, holding - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
acres, demesne, landed estate, estate, land - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
land - the land on which real estate is located; "he built the house on land leased from the city"
dead hand, mortmain - real property held inalienably (as by an ecclesiastical corporation)
Adj.1.immovable - not able or intended to be movedimmovable - not able or intended to be moved; "the immovable hills"
immobile - not capable of movement or of being moved

immovable

adjective
1. fixed, set, fast, firm, stuck, secure, rooted, stable, jammed, stationary, immutable, unbudgeable It was declared unsafe because the support bars were immovable.

immovable

adjective
Translations
ثابِتجامِد
nehybnýneměnný
ubevægeligupåvirkeligurokkelig
mozdíthatatlan
óhreyfanlegurósveigjanlegur
nejudamasnepajudinamas
neietekmējamsnekustamsnelokāms
duygusuzhissizkımıldamaz

immovable

[ɪˈmuːvəbl]
A. ADJ [object] → imposible de mover, inamovible; [person] → inconmovible; [feast, post] → inamovible
he was quite immovableestuvo inflexible
B. immovables NPLinmuebles mpl

immovable

[ɪˈmuːvəbəl] adj
[thing] → fixe
the collision of irresistible force and an immovable object → la collision entre une force irrésistible et un objet fixe
[deadline] → qu'on ne peut repousser
The deadline is immovable → La date limite ne peut être repoussée.
[person] (= intransigent) → inflexible
[courage, decision, attitude] → immuable
outdated ways and immovable conservatism → des manières d'un autre temps et un immuable conservatisme

immovable

adj
(lit)unbeweglich; (fig) obstacleunüberwindlich, unbezwinglich
(fig: = steadfast) → fest; John was immovable in his decisionJohn war von seiner Entscheidung nicht abzubringen

immovable

[ɪˈmuːvəbl] adj (object) → non movibile; (person) → irremovibile

immovable

(iˈmuːvəbl) adjective
1. impossible to move. an immovable object.
2. not allowing one's feelings or attitude to be changed.
References in classic literature ?
exclaimed the two companions of the scout, who had continued until this part of the dialogue, seated immovable, and apparently indifferent to what passed, but who now sprang to their feet with an activity and interest that had evidently got the better of their reserve by surprise.
I lie here on this great immovable bed--it is nailed down, I believe--and follow that pattern about by the hour.
However, Starbuck, who had the ordering of affairs, hung on to it to the last; hung on to it so resolutely, indeed, that when at length the ship would have been capsized, if still persisting in locking arms with the body; then, when the command was given to break clear from it, such was the immovable strain upon the timber-heads to which the fluke-chains and cables were fastened, that it was impossible to cast them off.
In the height of the uproar and laughter, Sam, however, preserved an immovable gravity, only from time to time rolling his eyes up, and giving his auditors divers inexpressibly droll glances, without departing from the sententious elevation of his oratory.
Elinor, while she waited in silence and immovable gravity, the conclusion of such folly, could not restrain her eyes from being fixed on him with a look that spoke all the contempt it excited.
She had some reason to put the question, for shame and pride threw double gloom over his countenance, and kept him immovable.
But they were not prepared for her invincible resolution to read the Instructions; for the terrible questions which she had put to the lawyer; for her immovable determination to fix all the circumstances in her mind, under which Michael Vanstone's decision had been pronounced.
The expression in the forehead, which had so particularly attracted his notice, and which was now immovable, had deepened into one of pain and horror.
Wickfield went on with his dinner in the same sedate, immovable manner, and that there was no hope of making him relax a muscle of his face, he added:
Jaggers, with an immovable determination to show it.
Thither by harpy-footed Furies hail'd, At certain revolutions all the damn'd Are brought: and feel by turns the bitter change Of fierce extreams, extreams by change more fierce, From Beds of raging Fire to starve in Ice Thir soft Ethereal warmth, and there to pine Immovable, infixt, and frozen round, Periods of time, thence hurried back to fire.
But hardly had he come within reach of the enemy, than the giant touched him with a ring that he held in his hand, and the Prince remained immovable where he stood.