immobility immobility  /ˌɪ moʊ ˈbɪ lɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) remaining in place
  2. (n) the quality of not moving

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ramon's farming family cared for him, a labor of love encompassing the minutiae of total immobility.
  2. What's more, the mere fact of their quick immobility means they can't carry the virus very far.
  3. Each trait has about it the immobility of addiction.

News

  1. Money, upkeep, politics impeding transportation solutions

    By Michael Lewis A week after a transportation summit's gauging of mobility or immobility revealed that the green fuel of public transport-ation's future is money, a county Finance Committee detoured down the same road and met the same roadblock.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Miami Today

  2. From “Bling Ring” to Oprah, “The Secret” lives on

    In this era of class immobility, the self-help book looks less relevant than ever -- but don't count it out yet
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Salon.com

Quotes

  1. Sarkozy said France faced a twin challenge in its six-month presidency: "How do we get Europe out of the crisis it is in? How can we avoid immobility?"
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: EiTB

  2. "We are happy to see France enter a phase of deep reform," said Juncker, who is also his country's finance minister. "It's good news for Europe. France will never again be a country of immobility."
    on Jul 9, 2007 By: Jean-Claude Juncker Source: AFP

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