un·​change·​able | \ ˌən-ˈchān-jə-bəl How to pronounce unchangeable (audio) \

Definition of unchangeable

: not changing or to be changed : immutable unchangeable documents unchangeable facts

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Other Words from unchangeable

unchangeability \ ˌən-​ˌchān-​jə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce unchangeability (audio) \ noun
unchangeableness \ ˌən-​ˈchān-​jə-​bəl-​nəs How to pronounce unchangeableness (audio) \ noun
unchangeably \ ˌən-​ˈchān-​jə-​blē How to pronounce unchangeably (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unchangeable in a Sentence

I'm afraid that my opinion on this matter is unchangeable.

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In Trump's view, gender is an unchangeable fact defined by the genitalia you are born with. Macaela Mackenzie, Glamour, "Miss Universe Is Making History with the Pageant's First Openly Trans Contestant," 15 Dec. 2018 Or is human behavior in these matters—courage or cowardice, selfishness or sacrifice—an unchangeable basic over the centuries, unaffected by politics or ideology? Lance Morrow, WSJ, "Did Chivalry Go Down With the Titanic?," 14 Dec. 2018 This all qualifies as winning, which would be helping GOP candidates in tough races if not for one unchangeable reality: Mr. Trump is blotting out their sun, too. Daniel Henninger, WSJ, "Among the Trump Doubters," 5 Sep. 2018 The cliffs are glowing and seem permanent, unchangeable geological megastructures. Georgina Voss, The Atlantic, "Brexit Could Cripple Britain’s Ports," 20 June 2018 In doing so, the database becomes effectively unchangeable, and can also cut out the middle man in some applications. Lucinda Shen, Fortune, "This 'Uber of China' Creator Is Building a Ride-Hailing App Based on Bitcoin Technology," 29 May 2018 On Portland, Oregon’s de facto restaurant row, SE Division Street, Reel M Inn is an unchangeable dive bar serving Rainier tallboys and bewilderingly excellent (organic, even) fried chicken to off-shift chefs, old-timers, and newbies alike. Marnie Hanel, Bon Appetit, "General Life Advice from the Owner of Portland’s Finest Dive Bar," 6 June 2018 Giving up genetic information means relinquishing an asset so personal and unchangeable that there is no going back, for you and for those closest to you. Robert Hackett, Fortune, "Cyber Saturday—Why I Refuse DNA Testing," 28 Apr. 2018 That pattern makes economists more confident that the characteristics of different regions - as opposed to something inherent and unchangeable in the local residents - are helping cause the varying mobility rates. charlotteobserver, "Charlotte’s poor struggle to advance | Charlotte Observer," 16 Apr. 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unchangeable

: not able to change or be changed


un·​change·​able | \ ˌən-ˈchān-jə-bəl How to pronounce unchangeable (audio) \

Kids Definition of unchangeable

: not changing or capable of being changed unchangeable facts

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