mobility


mobility
mobility (n.) early 15c., "capacity for motion," from O.Fr. mobilité "changeableness, inconsistency, fickleness," from L. mobilitatem (nom. mobilitas) "activity, speed," figuratively "changeableness, fickleness, inconstancy," from mobilis (see MOBILE (Cf. mobile) (adj.)). Socio-economics sense is from 1900 and writers in sociology.

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