Simple Definition of immobile
: unable to move
: not moving
Examples of immobile in a sentence
The tranquilizer made the animal immobile.
The accident left her immobile.
Origin and Etymology of immobile
Middle English in-mobill, from Latin immobilis, from in- + mobilis mobile
First Known Use: 14th century
IMMOBILE Defined for Kids
Definition of immobile for Students
: unable to move or be moved <The snake's venom left its prey immobile.>
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