nonmalleable

adjective

non·​mal·​lea·​ble ˌnän-ˈma-lē-ə-bəl How to pronounce nonmalleable (audio)
-ˈmal-yə-bəl,
-ˈma-lə-bəl
: incapable of being shaped or altered : not malleable
nonmalleable cast-iron pipe fittings
… he berates conventional views that animals … have a fixed, nonmalleable nature.Robert A. Segal

Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonmalleable was in 1829

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“Nonmalleable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonmalleable. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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