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immobile

[ ih-moh-buhl, -beel ]
/ ɪˈmoʊ bəl, -bil /
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adjective
incapable of moving or being moved.
not mobile or moving; motionless.
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Origin of immobile

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English word from Latin word immōbilis.See im-2, mobile
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British Dictionary definitions for immobile

immobile
/ (ɪˈməʊbaɪl) /

adjective
not moving; motionless
not able to move or be moved; fixed

Derived forms of immobile

immobility (ˌɪməʊˈbɪlɪtɪ), noun
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