AskDefine | Define immovable

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immovable adj : not able or intended to be moved; "the immovable hills" [syn: immoveable, stabile, unmovable]

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  1. Incapable of being moved; firmly fixed; fast; -- used of material things; as, an immovable foundation.
  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.



  1. That which can not be moved; something which is immovable.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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