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Meaning of IMMOVABLE

Pronunciation:  i'moovubul

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  not able or intended to be moved; "the immovable hills"

IMMOVABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: immobile, immoveable, stabile, unmovable



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Im*mov"a*ble\, a.
    1. Incapable of being moved; firmly fixed; fast; -- used of
       material things; as, an immovable foundatin.
             Immovable, infixed, and frozen round. --Milton.
    2. Steadfast; fixed; unalterable; unchangeable; -- used of
       the mind or will; as, an immovable purpose, or a man who
       remain immovable.
    3. Not capable of being affected or moved in feeling or by
       sympathy; unimpressible; impassive. --Dryden.
    4. (Law.) Not liable to be removed; permanent in place or
       tenure; fixed; as, an immovable estate. See {Immovable},
       n. --Blackstone.
    {Immovable apparatus} (Med.), an appliance, like the plaster
       of paris bandage, which keeps fractured parts firmly in
    {Immovable feasts} (Eccl.), feasts which occur on a certain
       day of the year and do not depend on the date of Easter;
       as, Christmas, the Epiphany, etc.
  2. \Im*mov"a*ble\, n.
    1. That which can not be moved.
    2. pl. (Civil Law) Lands and things adherent thereto by
       nature, as trees; by the hand of man, as buildings and
       their accessories; by their destination, as seeds, plants,
       manure, etc.; or by the objects to which they are applied,
       as servitudes. --Ayliffe. --Bouvier.
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