nonmalleable

adjective non·mal·lea·ble \ ˌnän-ˈma-lē-ə-bəl , -ˈmal-yə-bəl , -ˈma-lə-bəl \

Definition of nonmalleable

: 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

First Known Use of nonmalleable

1829

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