Definition of automobility in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɔːtəmə(ʊ)ˈbɪlɪti/


  • 1 rare The quality or fact of being automobile; the capacity of a person or thing for self-propulsion.

  • 2The use of automobiles or motor vehicles as a mode of transport; motor travel.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Annual Reports Chief of Engineers United States Army to Secretary of War. From auto- + mobility.