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  • n. the state of being immovable

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being immovable; fixedness; steadfastness

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition or quality of being immovable; steadfastness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. not capable of being moved or rearranged


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  • And the wind (more wise than we are) delights in its rushing and blowing, and is content with its own role without yearning for qualities which are nothing to do with it such as immovability or density.

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  • As you progress through the game's 100-plus stages, you'll encounter cells with special characteristics, such as immovability, which further add to the challenge.

  • Instead, it observes the often stubborn immovability of the human will.

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  • For us as adults to discover this same immovability, we need only to be willing to dive into the core of our hearts.

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  • Assad to prove his immovability: "... the nation opting for a just and comprehensive peace is capable of forcing the occupier to withdraw using the weapon of force, if the enemy does not respond to the voice of reason and does not surrender to the legitimate resolution of the return of rights to their owners."

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  • In raiding and plundering be like fire, is immovability like a mountain.

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  • It's a sense of immovability and self-existing dignity rather than that you are trying to fight with something else.

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  • The very size and shape, and hopeless immovability of the bedstead, and wardrobe, and in a minor degree of even the chairs and tables, provoked sleep; they were plainly apoplectic and disposed to snore.

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  • The unnaturalness of her crime stood out the more harshly by the side of her hard immovability and obstinate silence.

    Adam Bede

  • Its apparent immovability, and the want of communication with the outside, prevented them from solving the question.

    Round the Moon


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