Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Immethodically adverb Without method; confusedly; unsystematically.

Immethodicalness noun Want of method.

Immethodize transitive verb To render immethodical; to destroy the method of; to confuse. [ R.]

Immetrical adjective Not metrical or rhythmical. [ R.] Chapman.

Immew transitive verb See Emmew .

Immigrant noun [ Latin immigrans , present participle of immigrare to go into: confer French immigrant . See Immigrate .] One who immigrates; one who comes to a country for the purpose of permanent residence; -- correlative of emigrant .

Syn. -- See Emigrant .

Immigrate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Immigrated ; present participle & verbal noun Immigrating .] [ Latin immigrare , immigratum , to immigrate; prefix im- in + migrare to migrate. See Migrate .] To come into a country of which one is not a native, for the purpose of permanent residence. See Emigrate .

Immigration noun [ Confer French immigration .] The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence.

The immigrations of the Arabians into Europe.
T. Warton.

Imminence noun [ Confer French imminence , Latin imminentia , See Imminent .]
1. The condition or quality of being imminent; a threatening, as of something about to happen. The imminence of any danger or distress. Fuller.

2. That which is imminent; impending evil or danger. "But dare all imminence ." Shak.

Imminent adjective [ Latin imminens , present participle of imminere to project; prefix im- in + minere (in comp.) to jut, project. See Eminent .]
1. Threatening to occur immediately; near at hand; impending; -- said especially of misfortune or peril. "In danger imminent ." Spenser.

2. Full of danger; threatening; menacing; perilous.

Hairbreadth scapes i' the imminent deadly breach.

3. (With upon ) Bent upon; attentive to. [ R.]

Their eyes ever imminent upon worldly matters.

Syn. -- Impending; threatening; near; at hand. -- Imminent , Impending , Threatening . Imminent is the strongest: it denotes that something is ready to fall or happen on the instant; as, in imminent danger of one's life. Impending denotes that something hangs suspended over us, and may so remain indefinitely; as, the impending evils of war. Threatening supposes some danger in prospect, but more remote; as, threatening indications for the future.

Three times to-day
You have defended me from imminent death.

No story I unfold of public woes,
Nor bear advices of impending foes.

Fierce faces threatening war.

Imminently adverb In an imminent manner.

Immingle transitive verb To mingle; to mix; to unite; to blend. [ R.] Thomson.

Imminution noun [ Latin imminutio , from imminuere , imminutum , to lessen; prefix im- in + minuere .] A lessening; diminution; decrease. [ R.] Ray.

Immiscibility noun [ Confer French immiscibilité .] Incapability of being mixed, or mingled.

Immiscible adjective [ Prefix im- not + miscible : confer French immiscible .] Not capable of being mixed or mingled.

A chaos of immiscible and conflicting particles.

Immission noun [ Latin immissio : confer French immission . See Immit .] The act of immitting, or of sending or thrusting in; injection; -- the correlative of emission .

Immit transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Immitted ; present participle & verbal noun Immiting .] [ Latin immittere , immissum ; prefix im- in + mittere to send.] To send in; to inject; to infuse; -- the correlative of emit . [ R.] Boyle.

Immitigable adjective [ Latin immitigabilis ; from prefix im- not + mitigare to mitigate.] Not capable of being mitigated, softened, or appeased. Coleridge.

Immitigably adverb In an immitigable manner.

Immix transitive verb [ Prefix in- in + mix .] To mix; to mingle. [ R.]

Amongst her tears immixing prayers meek.

Immixable adjective Not mixable. Bp. Wilkins.

Immixed adjective [ Prefix in- not + mixed , past participle of mix .] Unmixed. [ Obsolete]

How pure and immixed the design is.

Immixture noun Freedom from mixture; purity. [ R.] W. Montagu.

Immobile adjective [ Latin immobilis : confer French immobile . See Immobility .] Incapable of being moved; immovable; fixed; stable. Prof. Shedd.

Immobility noun [ Latin immobilitas , from immobilis immovable; prefix im- not + mobilis movable: confer French immobilité . See Mobile .] The condition or quality of being immobile; fixedness in place or state.

Immobilize transitive verb [ Prefix im- in + mobilize ; confer f. immobiliser .] To make immovable; in surgery, to make immovable (a naturally mobile part, as a joint) by the use of splints, or stiffened bandages.

Immoble adjective [ Obsolete] See Immobile .

Immoderacy noun [ From Immoderate .] Immoderateness. [ R.] Sir T. Browne.

Immoderancy noun [ Latin immoderantia .] Immoderateness; excess. [ R.] Sir T. Browne.

Immoderate adjective [ Latin immoderatus ; prefix im- not + moderatus moderate. See Moderate .] Not moderate; exceeding just or usual and suitable bounds; excessive; extravagant; unreasonable; as, immoderate demands; immoderate grief; immoderate laughter.

So every scope by the immoderate use
Turns to restraint.

Syn. -- Excessive; exorbitant; unreasonable; extravagant; intemperate; inordinate.

Immoderately adverb In an immoderate manner; excessively.

Immoderateness noun The quality of being immoderate; excess; extravagance. Puller.

Immoderation noun [ Latin immoderatio : confer French imodération .] Want of moderation. Hallywell.

Immodest adjective [ French immodeste , Latin immodestus immoderate; prefix im- not + modestus modest. See Modest .]
1. Not limited to due bounds; immoderate.

2. Not modest; wanting in the reserve or restraint which decorum and decency require; indecent; indelicate; obscene; lewd; as, immodest persons, behavior, words, pictures, etc.

Immodest deeds you hinder to be wrought,
But we proscribe the least immodest thought.

Syn. -- Indecorous; indelicate; shameless; shameful; impudent; indecent; impure; unchaste; lewd; obscene.

Immodestly adverb In an immodest manner.

Immodesty noun [ Latin immodestia : confer French immodestie .] Want of modesty, delicacy, or decent reserve; indecency. "A piece of immodesty ." Pope.

Immolate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Immolated ; present participle & verbal noun Immolating .] [ Latin immolatus , past participle of immolare to sacrifice, orig., to sprinkle a victim with sacrifical meal; prefix im- in + mola grits or grains of spelt coarsely ground and mixed with salt; also, mill. See Molar , Meal ground grain.] To sacrifice; to offer in sacrifice; to kill, as a sacrificial victim.

Worshipers, who not only immolate to them [ the deities] the lives of men, but . . . the virtue and honor of women.

Immolation noun [ Latin immolatio : confer French immolation .]
1. The act of immolating, or the state of being immolated, or sacrificed. Sir. T. Browne.

2. That which is immolated; a sacrifice.

Immolator noun [ Latin ] One who offers in sacrifice; specifically, one of a sect of Russian fanatics who practice self-mutilation and sacrifice.

Immold, Immould transitive verb To mold into shape, or form. [ Obsolete] G. Fletcher.

Immoment adjective [ See Immomentous .] Trifling. [ R.] " Immoment toys." Shak.

Immomentous adjective [ Prefix im- not + momentous .] Not momentous; unimportant; insignificant. [ R.] A. Seward.

Immoral adjective [ Prefix im- not + moral : confer French immoral .] Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law; wicked; unjust; dishonest; vicious; licentious; as, an immoral man; an immoral deed.

Syn. -- Wicked; sinful; criminal; vicious; unjust; dishonest; depraved; impure; unchaste; profligate; dissolute; abandoned; licentious; lewd; obscene.

Immorality noun ; plural Immoralities . [ Confer French immoralité .]
1. The state or quality of being immoral; vice.

The root of all immorality .
Sir W. Temple.

2. An immoral act or practice.

Luxury and sloth and then a great drove of heresies and immoralities broke loose among them.

Immorally adverb In an immoral manner; wickedly.

Immorigerous adjective [ Prefix im- not + morigerous .] Rude; uncivil; disobedient. [ Obsolete] -- Im`mo*rig"er*ous*ness , noun [ Obsolete] Jer. Taylor.

Immortal adjective [ Latin immortalis ; prefix im- not + mortalis mortal: confer French immortel . See Mortal , and confer Immortelle .]
1. Not mortal; exempt from liability to die; undying; imperishable; lasting forever; having unlimited, or eternal, existance.

Unto the King eternal, immortal , invisible.
1 Tim. i. 17.

For my soul, what can it do to that,
Being a thing immortal as itself?

2. Connected with, or pertaining to immortality.

I have immortal longings in me.

3. Destined to live in all ages of this world; abiding; exempt from oblivion; imperishable; as, immortal fame.

One of the few, immortal names,
That were not born to die.

4. Great; excessive; grievous. [ Obsolete] Hayward.

Immortal flowers , immortelles; everlastings.

Syn. -- Eternal; everlasting; never-ending; ceaseless; perpetual; continual; enduring; endless; imperishable; incorruptible; deathless; undying.

Immortal noun One who will never cease to be; one exempt from death, decay, or annihilation. Bunyan.

Immortalist noun One who holds the doctrine of the immortality of the soul. [ R.] Jer. Taylor.

Immortality noun ; plural Immortalities . [ Latin immortalitas : confer French immortalité .]
1. The quality or state of being immortal; exemption from death and annihilation; unending existance; as, the immortality of the soul.

This mortal must put on immortality .
1 Cor. xv. 53.

2. Exemption from oblivion; perpetuity; as, the immortality of fame.