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IMMOBILITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does immobility mean? 

IMMOBILITY (noun)
  The noun IMMOBILITY has 2 senses:

1. remaining in place
2. the quality of not moving

  Familiarity information: IMMOBILITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMMOBILITY (noun)


Sense 1immobility [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Remaining in place

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

fixedness; immobility; stationariness

Hypernyms ("immobility" is a kind of...):

lifelessness; motionlessness; stillness (a state of no motion or movement)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "immobility"):

rootage (fixedness by or as if by roots)


Sense 2immobility [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quality of not moving

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("immobility" is a kind of...):

quality (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "immobility"):

immotility (lacking an ability to move)

inertness (immobility by virtue of being inert)

immovability; immovableness (not capable of being moved or rearranged)

Antonym:

mobility (the quality of moving freely)


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