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immovable

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of immovable

  1. 1 incapable of moving or being moved <that boulder is immovable, even with a bulldozer> Synonyms immobile, immotile, irremovable, nonmotile, nonmoving, unbudging, unmovable Related Words motionless, moveless, static, stationary, still; fast, fixed, rooted, steadfast, stuck, wedged Near Antonyms portable, removable (also removeable), transferable (also transferrable), transportable Antonyms mobile, motile, movable (or moveable), moving

  2. 2 sticking to an opinion, purpose, or course of action in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion <despite tears and pleading, the police officer was immovable on the matter of a hefty fine for speeding> Synonyms adamant, adamantine, bullheaded, dogged, hard, hardened, hardheaded, hard-nosed, headstrong, obstinate, implacable, inconvincible, inflexible, intransigent, mulish, obdurate, opinionated, ossified, pat, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, self-opinionated, self-willed, stiff-necked, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, willful (or wilful)Related Words anal-retentive, obsessive; wayward, wrongheaded; determined, hell-bent, inexorable, persistent, relentless, resolved, set, single-minded, steadfast, stouthearted, tenacious, unflinching; firm, hard-line, hard-shell (or hard-shelled), iron, severe, stern, strict; hidebound, narrow-minded, rigid; bloody-minded [chiefly British], cantankerous; contrary, cussed; contumacious, disobedient, froward, insubordinate, intractable, recalcitrant, refractory, uncooperative, ungovernable, unmanageable, unruly; defiant, insurgent, mutinous; indomitable, invincible, unconquerable; confirmed, inveterate, unregenerate; demanding, exactingNear Antonyms docile, obedient, placable, submissive, tractable; accepting, persuadable, receptive, responsive, willing; governable, manageable, reasonable, temperate; slavish, subservientAntonyms acquiescent, agreeable, amenable, compliant, complying, flexible, pliable, pliant, relenting, yielding



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