inalterable

adjective in·al·ter·able \ (ˌ)i-ˈnȯl-t(ə-)rə-bəl \

Definition of inalterable

: not alterable : unalterable

inalterability

play \(ˌ)i-ˌnȯl-t(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

inalterableness

play \(ˌ)i-ˈnȯl-t(ə-)rə-bəl-nəs\ noun

inalterably

play \(ˌ)i-ˈnȯl-t(ə-)rə-blē\ adverb

Examples of inalterable in a Sentence

  1. the inalterable record of history, which we ignore at our peril

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First Known Use of inalterable

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