- 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 immovability
And he could see that the Admiral had not this immovability.The Admiral
Use his own language, and there is either no penetration, or there is no immovability.A Few Words About the Devil
The greater this height, the greater will be the immovability of the mass.The Boy's Playbook of Science
John Henry Pepper
I saw with fear its immovability to the struggles of our handful of people.Under the Prophet in Utah
Frank J. Cannon and Harvey J. O'Higgins
There was something touching in the immovability with which he accepted the situation.Saddle and Mocassin
Francis Francis Jr.
- 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 immovability
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