immovable immovable  /ɪ ˈmu və bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) property consisting of houses and land
  2. (adj) not able or intended to be moved

Usage(s):

  1. Gay politics is more complicated than ever right now because what seems like an irresistible force of cultural change is meeting an immovable object of political resistance.
  2. Three years after surgery, says Rezai, two-thirds of those patients are still showing significant improvement in what were once debilitating and immovable symptoms.
  3. William Harrison Dempsey, American heavyweight, has sat immovable on the stool reserved for world's champions since July 4, 1919.

News

  • Balancing Sullivan schools' budget 'will be difficult'

    Posted: Sunday, June 9, 2013 1:00 pm | Updated: 1:15 pm, Sun Jun 9, 2013. BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The old saying, “When the unstoppable force meets an immovable object” could apply to Sullivan County right now.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Bristol Herald Courier

Quotes

  1. "It was a weird drop," said Woods. "I was as surprised as anybody. Usually TV cables are movable but they deemed it immovable. I've never seen that ruling before."
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: Tiger Wood Source: Brisbane Times

  2. "First of all, their celebrations were marked for June 14 and I told you the last time I have reservations attending Independence Day celebrations two days after the date. I think that should be an immovable holiday. But having said that, on June 12...
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: Benigno Aquino III Source: Philippine Star

  3. "He's almost immovable and he's got 211cm of height, so how do you get near him? It's a battle for two ruckmen and we've just selected to go with Josh," Malthouse said.
    on Jun 25, 2009 By: Mick Malthouse Source: AFL

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