immovable

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From im- +‎ movable.

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immovable (comparative more immovable, superlative most immovable)

  1. Incapable of being physically moved; fixed.
  2. Steadfast in purpose or intention; unalterable, unyielding.
    • 1994, Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom, Abacus 2010, p. 101:
      I pleaded with him not to resign, but he was immovable.
  3. Not capable of being affected or moved in feeling; impassive.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
  4. (law) Not liable to be removed; permanent in place or tenure; fixed.
    an immovable estate

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immovable (plural immovables)

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

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