V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: ability to move independently

Synonyms: mobility, movement, motion, progress

Antonyms: immobility, stillness

Tips: Motility is usually used for small living things. Motility sounds like "mobility" and is related to the word "move." Motility can denote movement in position, but not necessarily location.

Usage Examples:

Infertility can occur if a male's sperm have low motility. (mobility)

The amazing thing about vines is that they have motility. (mobility, independent movement)

The scientists studied the amoebas' motility under the microscope. (movement)

The motility of my stomach kept me up at night. (movement, motion)

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