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 unchangeable (audio) \ noun
unchangeableness \ ˌən-​ˈchān-​jə-​bəl-​nəs How to pronounce unchangeable (audio) \ noun
unchangeably \ ˌən-​ˈchān-​jə-​blē How to pronounce unchangeable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unchangeable in a Sentence

I'm afraid that my opinion on this matter is unchangeable.
Recent Examples on the Web Beginning April 1 at those two airlines, though, this general accommodation won’t apply to basic economy tickets, which will then become unchangeable. Chris Jones, chicagotribune.com, "It’s a whole new world of Midwest travel: What rules changed while you were in your basement?," 24 Dec. 2020 Each token is generated by a smart contract, which is unique, unchangeable and forever linked to a specific work of art. NBC News, "How blockchain technology reached Christie's and changed the art world along the way," 27 Oct. 2020 Privacy advocates regularly warn about the dangers of unchangeable (at least without drastic measures like surgery) biometric data being breached, or being made available to law enforcement. Washington Post, "Amazon imagines a world where you pay with your hand. Privacy experts aren’t so sure.," 7 Oct. 2020 The vulnerability is unpatchable, because the flaw is in low level, unchangeable code for hardware. Lily Hay Newman, Wired, "Apple's T2 Security Chip Has an Unfixable Flaw," 6 Oct. 2020 Make no mistake; these are also industry guidelines — a way to make Hollywood’s ingrained, essentially unchangeable clubby practices look like progress. Armond White, National Review, "Our Sovietized Oscars," 11 Sep. 2020 Even as contact tracing apps have raised concerns about state surveillance, the involuntary surrender of DNA or other biodata takes it a step further, providing governments with sensitive and unchangeable fragments of personal identity. Jamie Tarabay, Bloomberg.com, "Hong Kong Tests Travelers’ Saliva to Thwart Spread of Coronavirus," 5 May 2020 The data, encrypted and unchangeable, is always up-to-date on all participants’ systems. Sara Castellanos, WSJ, "A Cryptocurrency Technology Finds New Use Tackling Coronavirus," 23 Apr. 2020 Orthodox Judaism is based on the premise that the Torah – essentially, the first five books of the Hebrew Bible –represents God’s eternal and unchangeable rules for Jewish living and religious observance. The Conversation, oregonlive, "Jewish High Holy Days, Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, embody renewal, repentance," 28 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of unchangeable

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unchangeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchangeable. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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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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