Definition of automobility in English:

automobility

noun

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

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

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Annual Reports Chief of Engineers United States Army to Secretary of War. From auto- + mobility. In sense 1 probably after French automobilité; compare German Automobilität, in same sense.

Pronunciation

automobility

/ˌɔːtəmə(ʊ)ˈbɪlɪti/