immobile


adjective

  1. incapable of moving or being moved.
  2. not mobile or moving; motionless.

adjective

  1. not moving; motionless
  2. not able to move or be moved; fixed
adj.

mid-14c., from Old French immoble “immovable, fixed, motionless,” from Latin immobilis “immovable” (also, figuratively, “hard-hearted”), from assimilated form of in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + mobilis (see mobile (adj.)). Hence, immobilism “policy of extreme conservatism” (1949, from French immobilisme).

adj.

  1. Immovable; fixed.
  2. Not moving; motionless.

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