Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of immobilize.
  • adj. Subject to immobilization.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In perhaps the most extraordinary case of this kind, Jim Montgomery, a paraplegic immobilized from the waist down, who smoked marijuana to relieve muscle spasms, was arrested in Sayre, Oklahoma, when sheriffs found two ounces of pot in the pouch on the back of his wheelchair.

    Reefer Madness

  • On the videotape bin Laden appears haggard, his beard streaked with white and the left side of his upper body immobilized, which is unusual; he tends to gesture with both hands when he is speaking.

    The Long Hunt for Osama

  • The operation began Thursday when a Navy vessel contacted the pirates and "immobilized" the Tanit, it said.

    Statesman - AP Sports

  • The operation began yesterday when a Navy vessel contacted the pirates and "immobilized" the Tanit, it said.

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  • When negotiations stalled Thursday, the French "immobilized" the Tanit by shooting down its sails, thus opening a new phase of talks the defense minister said.

    WSJ.com: What's News US

  • When negotiations stalled Thursday, the French "immobilized" the Tanit by shooting down its sails - thus opening a new phase of talks the defense minister said.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • While a few will be arrested, immobilized, and stunned by the current inside, others will be overtaken and find themselves unable to hold back the automatic motion of wild movement.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • "This is the first time that Castle is completely immobilized and he cannot help her," she says.

    Castle's Stana Katic: Sniper Case Brings Castle and Beckett a Step Closer to a Relationship

  • Once again, when Port-au-Prince was immobilized, so was the rest of the country.

    Craig and Marc Kielburger: Creating a Cycle of Haitians Helping Haitians

  • Mr. Terfel dashed gamely around on the machine, coping bravely with its occasional wobbles, but Stephanie Blythe, as Fricka, sang her entire scene immobilized in a grand chair at the top of it.

    Where Intimacy Walked the Plank

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