Definitions

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  • adj. Not physically possible to be moved.
  • adj. Incapable of being emotionally moved or persuaded.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Immovable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Immovable. Also unmoveable.

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

  • adj. not able or intended to be moved

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Examples

  • The division was "unmovable," and became known as "the rock of the Marne."

    East Brunswick Sentinel

  • The demonstrators' energy and numbers were evidence that Egyptians, long frustrated by mounting economic woes and a seemingly unmovable leadership, were capable of uniting to challenge the rule of President Hosni Mubarak.

    Rioters Jolt Egyptian Regime

  • Ruggiero has built a reputation as an unmovable force on the American blue line.

    She Shoots, But Will She Score?

  • Indeed, the people of the Gulf Coast region have been steadfast and unmovable in their determination to rebuild their homes, lives and communities in spite of the fact that they have not had much help from government agencies and very little assistance from the insurance companies whose policies were supposed to protect them.

    National Council of Churches

  • It's not entirely unmovable, since the subreflector above the main dish can be moved around to point at different parts of the sky.

    Archive 2009-02-25

  • When the high-flying Heat coming flying down the court like the proverbial unstoppable force, they will be meeting the NBA's latest version of the unmovable object in the likes of Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson, Omer Asik, presumably Kurt "The Enforcer" Thomas and even the most unlikely of defensive stalwarts, Carlos Boozer.

    Tom Pappalardo: Why the Bulls Will Beat the Heat in Eastern Conference Finals

  • But I'm free, and you're rooted like a tree, unmovable.

    Taut

  • Anti-piracy groups and lawyers across Europe are unmovable – they say that since they logged a copyright infringement from a particular IP address, the bill payer is responsible.

    p2pnet World Headlines – June 15, 2009

  • I admit that I lean toward an unmovable line in the sand when it comes to things like getting homework done, the very little amount of back-talk I'm willing to put up with and when lights must be off at bedtime.

    Joanne Bamberger: Why I'll Never Be A Tiger Mother

  • Last-ditch efforts by Mr. Al Selmi on Thursday night to amend the proposal—by rendering the guidelines as "recommendations" rather than unmovable stipulations—failed to avert Friday's protest.

    Islamists Lead a Massive Protest in Cairo

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