immovable

or im·move·a·ble

[ih-moo-vuh-buhl]

adjective

noun

something immovable.
immovables, Law. lands and the appurtenances thereof, as trees and buildings.

Origin of immovable

1325–75; Middle English immevable, immovable; see im-2, movable
Related formsim·mov·a·bil·i·ty, im·mov·a·ble·ness, nounim·mov·a·bly, adverb

Synonyms for immovable

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Related Words for immovably

regularly, fixedly, undeviatingly, unwaveringly

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British Dictionary definitions for immovably

immovable

immoveable

adjective

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
law
  1. (of property) not liable to be removed; fixed
  2. of or relating to immoveablesCompare movable
Derived Formsimmovability, immoveability, immovableness or immoveableness, nounimmovably or immoveably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for immovably

immovable

adj.

late 14c., literal and figurative, from assimilated form of in- (1) "not, opposite of" + movable. Related: Immovably.

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