un·​budge·​able ˌən-ˈbə-jə-bəl How to pronounce unbudgeable (audio)
: not able to be budged or changed : inflexible
an unbudgeable optimist
unbudgeably adverb

Examples of unbudgeable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some on the left were hopeful that the unsullied voices of teenagers, cutting through the usual tussle over whether gun control advocates were politicizing a tragedy, would move previously unbudgeable lawmakers. New York Times, 20 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unbudgeable was circa 1929

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“Unbudgeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbudgeable. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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