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synonyms for immobilization

  • binding
  • confinement
  • curb
  • delay
  • fetters
  • gridlock
  • hold
  • jam
  • leash
  • limit
  • lock
  • obstruction
  • restraint
  • restriction
  • shackles
  • stop
  • stoppage
  • clogging

antonyms for immobilization

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  • beginning
  • continuation
  • freedom
  • go
  • liberation
  • release
  • start
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How to use immobilization in a sentence

For that reason, the spacecraft was loaded with navigation software to guide it to a safe spot in an area that features 200-foot cliffs, gullies, boulders and sand-filled craters that could potentially immobilize it.
NASA ROVER PERSEVERANCE LANDS ON MARS IN MISSION TO SEARCH FOR PAST LIFEJOEL ACHENBACH, SARAH KAPLAN, BEN GUARINOFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Creatine, an amino acid, may help prevent muscle loss, especially while a limb is immobilized.
HOW TO EAT WHEN YOU’RE INJUREDBECKY WADEFEBRUARY 17, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Even with the hippo immobilized, it was surprisingly difficult to locate his, ahem, parts.
INVASION OF THE HIPPOS: COLOMBIA IS RUNNING OUT OF TIME TO TACKLE PABLO ESCOBAR’S WILDEST LEGACYSARAH KAPLANJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Broken and immobilized in the pool below Howick Falls, Corliss said, he’d lain perfectly awake as freshwater crabs dug into his torn flesh.
WHAT’S WRONG WITH JEB’S BRAIN?DANIEL DUANENOVEMBER 18, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Whatever one calls it, all of this uncertainty can immobilize young people when they feel they can do nothing to fix it.
GENERATION Z IS ‘TRAUMATIZED’ BY CLIMATE CHANGE—AND THEY’RE THE KEY TO FIGHTING ITMATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
Immobilization of the broken parts of the bone is the object sought.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
In cases of strains of tendons, during the acute stage, immobilization of the affected parts is in order.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
In fractures of the shaft of the humerus, then, it is apparent that immobilization is very difficult if at all possible.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
However, reduction and immobilization of this as in all fractures, must be done without delay.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
Immobilization as for fracture is not necessary but, nevertheless, movement is to be restricted as much as possible.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
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WORDS RELATED TO IMMOBILIZATION

  • apathy
  • deadness
  • drowsiness
  • dullness
  • idleness
  • immobility
  • immobilization
  • inactivity
  • indolence
  • languor
  • lassitude
  • laziness
  • lethargy
  • listlessness
  • oscitancy
  • paralysis
  • passivity
  • sloth
  • sluggishness
  • stillness
  • stupor
  • torpidity
  • torpor
  • unresponsiveness
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