Unmovable vs. Immovable - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Unmovable (adjective)

    Not physically able to be moved.

  • Unmovable (adjective)

    Incapable of being emotionally moved or persuaded.

  • Immovable (adjective)

    incapable of being physically moved; fixed

  • Immovable (adjective)

    steadfast in purpose or intention; unalterable, unyielding

  • Immovable (adjective)

    not capable of being affected or moved in feeling; impassive

  • Immovable (adjective)

    not liable to be removed; permanent in place or tenure; fixed

    "an immovable estate"

  • Immovable (noun)

    that which can not be moved; something which is immovable

Oxford Dictionary

  • Immovable (adjective)

    not able to be moved

    "all immovable objects have graffiti sprayed on them"

  • Immovable (adjective)

    (of property) consisting of land, buildings, or other permanent items.

  • Immovable (adjective)

    (of a person) not yielding to argument or pressure.

  • Immovable (adjective)

    (especially of a principle) fixed or unchangeable

    "an immovable article of faith"

  • Immovable (noun)

    immovable property.

Webster Dictionary

  • Unmovable (adjective)

    Immovable.

  • Immovable (adjective)

    Incapable of being moved; firmly fixed; fast; - used of material things; as, an immovable foundation.

  • Immovable (adjective)

    Steadfast; fixed; unalterable; unchangeable; - used of the mind or will; as, an immovable purpose, or a man who remains immovable.

  • Immovable (adjective)

    Not capable of being affected or moved in feeling or by sympathy; unimpressible; impassive.

  • Immovable (adjective)

    Not liable to be removed; permanent in place or tenure; fixed; as, an immovable estate. See Immovable, n.

  • Immovable (noun)

    That which can not be moved.

  • Immovable (noun)

    Lands and things adherent thereto by nature, as trees; by the hand of man, as buildings and their accessories; by their destination, as seeds, plants, manure, etc.; or by the objects to which they are applied, as servitudes.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Unmovable (adjective)

    not able or intended to be moved;

    "the immovable hills"

  • Immovable (adjective)

    not able or intended to be moved;

    "the immovable hills"

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