Immobility



[im-oh-bil-i-tee] /ˌɪm oʊˈbɪl ɪ ti/

noun
1.
the quality or condition of being or irremovable.
n.

early 15c., from Middle French immobilité (14c.) or directly from Latin immobilitatem (nominative immobilitas), noun of quality from immobilis (see immobile).

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