Examples of immobile in a Sentence
The tranquilizer made the animal immobile.
The accident left her immobile.
Recent Examples of immobile from the Web
Cage is black and Rand is white; Cage cares for the disenfranchised of New York City while Rand zooms about in helicopters with an immobile look on his face.
Jerika was mostly immobile and in chronic pain from spinal muscular atrophy.
Wearing dark clothes that blended with the dim lighting, the lanky singer sought to hide behind his microphone stand, his hands keeping a tight grip on it while his body stayed slightly concealed and relatively immobile.
With time, Slater was able to regain her ability to walk, but her left arm remained almost entirely immobile, hanging against her side with her elbow stuck tightly at 90 degrees.
But this particular robot, for reasons as yet not known, appears to have driven down the steps of the fountain in the middle of the office and ended up floating sideways, rendering it immobile.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of immobile
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsstationary, nonmoving, standing, static
Antonymsmobile, movable (or moveable), moving, nonstationary
Related Wordsimmotile, immovable, irremovable, nonmotile, unmovable; frozen, motionless, moveless, stagnant, still; stuck, unbudging, wedged; fast, rooted, steadfast
Near Antonymsmotile; adjustable, flexible, modular; displaceable, portable, removable (also removeable), transferable (also transferrable), transportable; unbalanced, unstable, unsteady
IMMOBILE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of immobile for English Language Learners
: unable to move
: not moving
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