- 1Not moving; motionless: she sat immobile for a long timeMore example sentences
- My back ached every time the bandages shifted, forcing me to keep my back stiff and immobile.
- Imagine dozens of wheezing, perplexed pugs romping, sneezing, and peeing on anything immobile.
- The body is so mute, so immobile that one might think she is dead.
- 1.1Incapable of moving or being moved: an immobile workforceMore example sentences
- Abbie suffers from severe spinal muscular atrophy which renders her almost immobile.
- The other had severe lung problems that rendered her practically immobile.
- Several years ago, Ed had suffered a stroke that rendered him immobile.
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- Walking is difficult, the stairs are almost impossible, and so begins the downward spiral of inactivity, immobility, and weight gain.
- It creates severe stress that induces a depression-like state of inaction and immobility.
- In actual fact, the attachment to tradition does not imply immobility or stagnation.
Middle English: from Old French, from Latin immobilis, from in- 'not' + mobilis (see mobile).