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Definition of "immovable" []

  • Impossible to move. (adjective)
  • Incapable of movement. (adjective)
  • Impossible to alter: immovable plans. (adjective)
  • Unyielding in principle, purpose, or adherence; steadfast. (adjective)
  • Incapable of being moved emotionally. (adjective)
  • Unable to move or be moved; fixed; immobile (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Unable to be diverted from one's intentions; steadfast (adjective)
  • Unaffected by feeling; impassive (adjective)
  • Unchanging; unalterable (adjective)
  • (of feasts, holidays, etc) occurring on the same date every year (adjective)
  • (of property) not liable to be removed; fixed (adjective)
  • Of or relating to immoveables (adjective)

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Use "immovable" in a sentence
  • "I must have sat in immovable traffic for an hour thinking to myself that there is no way this city is going to successfully pull off an Olympic Games, until I finally gave up and headed home."
  • "Strictly speaking, however, a fief was usually defined as immovable property whose usufruct perpetually conceded to another under the obligation of fealty and personal homage."
  • "And it turneth no more to this or to that, but it willeth always One, and that is God; to Him it cleaveth alway, without any going back; and therefore is it called immovable, for it suffereth not itself to be moved from God."
  • "But if the earth also moves, the true and absolute motion of the body will arise, partly from the true motion of the earth, in immovable space; partly from the relative motion of the ship on the earth; and if the body moves also relatively in the ship; its true motion will arise, partly from the true motion of the earth, in immovable space, and partly from the relative motions as well of the ship on the earth, as of the body in the ship; and from these relative motions will arise the relative motion of the body on the earth."
  • "But for those with the FOX News logo permanently burned into the lower right hand side of their TV screen -- aka the immovable 35 percent -- none of this information meant a thing."