Definition of "immovable" [im•mov•a•ble]

  • 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)

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.

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."