unalterable

adjective un·al·ter·able \ ˌən-ˈȯl-t(ə-)rə-bəl \

Definition of unalterable

: not capable of being altered or changed
  • an unalterable resolve
  • unalterable hatred

unalterability

play \ˌən-ˌȯl-t(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

unalterableness

play \ˌən-ˈȯl-t(ə-)rə-bəl-nəs\ noun

unalterably

play \ˌən-ˈȯl-t(ə-)rə-blē\ adverb

Examples of unalterable in a Sentence

  1. the rules of the game are unalterable, regardless of who is playing

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First Known Use of unalterable

circa 1605

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Definition of unalterable for English Language Learners

  • : not capable of being changed or altered


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