unalterable

adjective
un·​al·​ter·​able | \ ˌən-ˈȯl-t(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce unalterable (audio) \

Definition of unalterable

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

Other Words from unalterable

unalterability \ ˌən-​ˌȯl-​t(ə-​)rə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce unalterable (audio) \ noun
unalterableness \ ˌən-​ˈȯl-​t(ə-​)rə-​bəl-​nəs How to pronounce unalterable (audio) \ noun
unalterably \ ˌən-​ˈȯl-​t(ə-​)rə-​blē How to pronounce unalterable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unalterable in a Sentence

the rules of the game are unalterable, regardless of who is playing
Recent Examples on the Web Whenever someone buys an NFT, the purchase is recorded on a transparent and unalterable blockchain that lets everyone see who the current owner is. Marco Quiroz-gutierrez, Fortune, 9 May 2022 Most journalistic forecasts about 2022 treat as an unalterable rule of physics the historical pattern that the president’s party loses House and (usually) Senate seats in off-year elections. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, 11 Apr. 2022 If no one has cornered you at a party to explain this to you yet, NFT stands for non-fungible token, which is an unalterable digital receipt that lives on a decentralized public transaction ledger called a blockchain. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, 4 Feb. 2022 And in this case, one uncomfortable reality is that both wind and solar are dogged by a range of problems caused by intermittency, the unalterable fact that the wind doesn’t always blow, and the sun doesn’t always shine. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 8 Jan. 2022 The x-axis is still just the unalterable fact of time. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 The x-axis is still just the unalterable fact of time. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 The x-axis is still just the unalterable fact of time. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 The x-axis is still just the unalterable fact of time. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unalterable

circa 1605, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unalterable was circa 1605

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22 May 2022

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“Unalterable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unalterable. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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