immovability


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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immovability - not capable of being moved or rearranged
immobility - the quality of not moving
tautness, tightness - lack of movement or room for movement
fixity, fastness, fixedness, secureness, fixture - the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
steadiness, firmness - the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place
movability, movableness - the quality of being movable; capable of being moved or rearranged
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