- incapable of being moved; fixed; stationary.
- incapable of being influenced by feeling; emotionless: an immovable heart; an immovable tyrant.
- incapable of being moved from one's purpose, opinion, etc.; steadfast; unyielding.
- not subject to change; unalterable.
- not moving; motionless.
- not liable to be removed, or permanent in place.
- (of property) real, as distinguished from personal.
- not changing from one date to another in different years: Christmas is an immovable feast.
- something immovable.
- immovables, Law. lands and the appurtenances thereof, as trees and buildings.
Origin of immovable
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3. obdurate, inflexible, unbending, adamant.
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Examples from the Web for immovably
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He was looking out of the window now, pale and immovably obstinate.The Prisoner
Our conviction has gradually, but how immovably, established itself!
But Mina kept hers on it, pinning it immovably to the table.Tristram of Blent
Silently, immovably he heard me, never interrupting me by question or explanation.Ernest Linwood
Caroline Lee Hentz
"You have come to a wise decision," says Lady Baltimore, immovably.April's Lady
Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
- unable to move or be moved; fixed; immobile
- unable to be diverted from one's intentions; steadfast
- unaffected by feeling; impassive
- unchanging; unalterable
- (of feasts, holidays, etc) occurring on the same date every year
- (of property) not liable to be removed; fixed
- of or relating to immoveablesCompare movable
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Word Origin and History for immovably
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