immobility

[ im-oh-bil-i-tee ]
/ ˌɪm oʊˈbɪl ɪ ti /

noun

the quality or condition of being immobile or irremovable.

Origin of immobility

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English word from Late Latin word immōbilitās. See im-2, mobility
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immobility


n.

early 15c., from Middle French immobilité (14c.) or directly from Latin immobilitatem (nominative immobilitas), noun of quality from immobilis (see immobile).

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