Examples of immobile in a Sentence
The tranquilizer made the animal immobile.
The accident left her immobile.
Recent Examples of immobile from the Web
The parents of today’s Dreamers learned to survive by staying silent, invisible, virtually immobile.
But Anderson, 32, of Beaverton became immobile, sheriff's officials said.
Babies are largely immobile and most likely haven't learned firsthand that the spiders are potentially dangerous.
But this was a favorable matchup for Carolina, an immobile quarterback with an oft-leaky line.
The reptiles became immobile when temperatures dipped below 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
Curl the barbell up and away from your body while keeping your shoulder blades, hips, and elbows immobile.
And even after that initial response, victims can be rendered involuntarily immobile, becoming either paralyzed or limp as a result of the brain and body’s protective response.
The 24-year-old Floridian fractured her foot at the Rio Olympics and in January had surgery that left her mostly immobile for months.
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Origin and Etymology of immobile
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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medical Definition of immobile
- keep the patient immobile
immobilityplay \ˌim-(ˌ)ō-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun, plural -ties
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