immobility

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
  1. noun
    the quality of not moving
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    Antonyms:
    mobility
    the quality of moving freely
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    immotility
    lacking an ability to move
    inertness
    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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    quality
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
  2. noun
    remaining in place
    synonyms: fixedness, stationariness
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    types:
    rootage
    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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