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immutable

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adjective im·mu·ta·ble \(ˌ)i(m)-ˈmyü-tə-bəl\

Simple Definition of immutable

  • : unable to be changed

Full Definition of immutable

  1. :  not capable of or susceptible to change

im·mu·ta·bil·i·ty play \-ˌmyü-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
im·mu·ta·ble·ness play \-ˈmyü-tə-bəl-nəs\ noun
im·mu·ta·bly play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of immutable

  1. the immutable laws of nature

  2. <one of the immutable laws of television is that low ratings inevitably lead to cancellation>



Origin of immutable

Middle English, from Latin immutabilis, from in- + mutabilis mutable


First Known Use: 15th century



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