Immobility is the state of not being able to move around. If you fall out of a tree and break your arms and legs, then you will have to put up with months of immobility while your bones heal.

Immobility could mean the condition of not being able to move, like that poor mouse stuck in a glue trap whose immobility will lead to its starvation. Immobility can also just mean the state of not moving. If you are entranced by a beautiful sunset, you might stand with quiet immobility while watching the sky.

Definitions of immobility

n the quality of not moving

the quality of moving freely
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lacking an ability to move
immobility by virtue of being inert
immovability, immovableness
not capable of being moved or rearranged
tautness, tightness
lack of movement or room for movement
fastness, fixedness, fixity, fixture, secureness
the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
firmness, steadiness
the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place
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an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

n remaining in place

fixedness, stationariness
fixedness by or as if by roots
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lifelessness, motionlessness, stillness
a state of no motion or movement

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