v. Come into a country and settle. immigration n. [related to *in-2, *migrate]
adj. (also immoveable) 1 not able to be moved.
- steadfast, unyielding.
- not subject to change (immovable law).
- (of property) consisting of land, houses, etc. immovability n. Immovably adv.
adj. Unchangeable. immutability n. Immutably adv.
adj. Treating all alike; unprejudiced, fair. impartiality n. Impartially adv.
adj. Incapable of or not showing emotion; serene. impassively adv. Impassiveness n. Impassivity n.
n. Any of several plants including the busy lizzie. [latin: related to *impatient]
adj. - lacking or showing a lack of patience or tolerance.
- restlessly eager.
- (foll. By of) intolerant of. impatience n. Impatiently adv.
n. Total effective resistance of an electric circuit etc. To an alternating current. [from *impede]
—adj. - not perfect; faulty, incomplete.
- gram. (of a tense) denoting action in progress but not completed (e.g. They were singing). —n. Imperfect tense. imperfectly adv.
adj. Overbearing, domineering. imperiously adv. Imperiousness n.