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 Thompsons continued until Hernandez was immobile, investigators said.
While notoriously immobile outside of the pocket, there was a level of artistry to his movements between the tackles, an uncanny ability to feel the pass rush while keeping his eyes downfield.
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.
Now, the shells of clams, snails, and immobile boats litter the lakebed.
I was inspired by Rei Kawakubo’s concept of ‘un-fabric’ and her ability to create movement out of seemingly immobile materials.
Wi-fi, that infrastructure which controls most mobile and immobile humans, was one of the more mysterious cybersecurity topics.
Her mother, RoJeanne Doege, assumed that her little girl was sleeping wrong — but then her neck became immobile.
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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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