Webster's Dictionary, 1913
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 .
[ 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
, 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 .
[ 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.
[ 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
[ 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. Shak. 3. (With upon ) Bent upon; attentive to.
Their eyes ever imminent upon worldly matters. Milton. Syn.
-- Impending; threatening; near; at hand. -- 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 Shak.
You have defended me from imminent death.
No story I unfold of public woes, Pope.
Nor bear advices of impending foes.
Fierce faces threatening war. Milton.
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.
[ Prefix im-
not + miscible
: confer French immiscible
.] Not capable of being mixed or mingled.
A chaos of immiscible and conflicting particles. Cudworth.
[ 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
; 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.
Amongst her tears immixing prayers meek. Spenser.
Immixable adjective Not mixable. Bp. Wilkins.
[ Prefix in-
not + mixed
, past participle of mix
How pure and immixed the design is. Boyle.
Immixture noun Freedom from mixture; purity. [ R.] W. Montagu.
[ Latin immobilis
: confer French immobile
. See Immobility
.] Incapable of being moved; immovable; fixed; stable. Prof. Shedd.
[ 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.
[ Obsolete] See Immobile .
[ From Immoderate
[ R.] Sir T. Browne.
Immoderancy noun [ Latin immoderantia .] Immoderateness; excess. [ R.] Sir T. Browne.
[ 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 Shak. Syn.
Turns to restraint.
-- 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.
[ 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, Dryden. Syn.
But we proscribe the least immodest thought.
-- 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
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. Boyle.
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.
[ See Immomentous
[ R.] " Immoment
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.
; 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. Milton.
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.
[ 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, Shak. 2. Connected with, or pertaining to immortality.
Being a thing immortal as itself?
I have immortal longings in me. Shak. 3. Destined to live in all ages of this world; abiding; exempt from oblivion; imperishable; as, immortal fame.
One of the few, immortal names, Halleck. 4. Great; excessive; grievous.
That were not born to die.
[ 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.
; 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.