Examples of immobile in a Sentence
The tranquilizer made the animal immobile.
The accident left her immobile.
Recent Examples of immobile from the Web
Thinking the cars were being stolen or towed, the security feature activated and the cars went into a self-locking mode, leaving them immobile, ReachNow said.
Her parents are in declining health, another friend lives in the diabolical grip of A.L.S., silent and immobile even as his brain carries on.
The car was eventually rendered immobile, unable to shift into neutral, with less than 200 miles on the odometer.
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Origin and Etymology of immobile
Middle English in-mobill, from Latin immobilis, from in- + mobilis mobile
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
IMMOBILE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of immobile for English Language Learners
: unable to move
: not moving
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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