incapable of moving or being moved.
not mobile or moving; motionless.
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How to use immobile in a sentence
A bumblebee nest full of honey and nearly immobile larvae, though, is highly attractive to predators.We Crush, Poison, and Destroy Insects at Our Own Peril - Issue 95: Escape | John Hainze | January 20, 2021 | Nautilus
As immobile as Smith appeared to be in the victory that clinched the NFC East title — he was about as nimble as a grand piano without wheels — for three years, he has represented Washington’s best chance to win.Today in D.C.: Headlines to start your Monday in D.C., Maryland and Virginia | Teddy Amenabar, Justin Wm. Moyer | January 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Roethlisberger has grown completely stationary as the sport moves away from immobile quarterbacks.What to know from NFL playoffs first round: Lamar Jackson wins and Tom Brady finds a way | Adam Kilgore | January 11, 2021 | Washington Post
He looked immobile Sunday, and the Eagles countered by blitzing more.Taylor Heinicke takes first-team reps at quarterback during Washington’s practice | Sam Fortier | January 6, 2021 | Washington Post
Apparently, Henri had a deteriorating spinal condition and had been rendered largely immobile as a result.R.I.P. Henri, le Chat Noir, angst-ridden feline YouTube star for the ages | Jennifer Ouellette | December 10, 2020 | Ars Technica
In each frame, Ai faces the camera, impassive and nearly immobile.
The exhibit points out, for instance, that immobile plants face over 500,000 types of insects who want to feed on them.This Exhibit Could Kill You: The Museum of Natural History Takes on Poison | William O’Connor | January 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Like some estivating desert creature, it spends the summer huddling immobile under the shelter of our counters.
Aislin, narrowed hazel eyes and immobile pink lips, flipped on the light of the stairway and stared at me.
And then Weedham dropped beside the dead man, looked long and searchingly into the immobile face.
Thereafter she had had no occasion to interview the strange, immobile Egyptian, nor had she experienced any desire to do so.Dope | Sax Rohmer
Nor, my heavy and immobile appearance notwithstanding, was I (I affirm this) a solitary because I was refused acquaintanceship.In Accordance with the Evidence | Oliver Onions
Their countenances were so immobile that he gained no information from the looks there; but both the officers did.Adrift on the Pacific | Edward S. Ellis
Wild and unfeeling as he seemed, there must be a sense of justice in him, reading him by his stern, immobile face.The Flockmaster of Poison Creek | George W. Ogden
British Dictionary definitions for immobile
not moving; motionless
not able to move or be moved; fixed
- immobility (ˌɪməʊˈbɪlɪtɪ), noun
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