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

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 Non-fungible tokens are virtual items that use blockchain technology and smart contracts to assure each item, or asset, is unique and unchangeable. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 14 Dec. 2021 This technology delivers many benefits to banks, including a higher level of security against hackers, quicker transaction times and unchangeable historical records of transactions. Luigi Wewege, Forbes, 12 Nov. 2021 But what sets out to be an effort to define fixed and unchangeable rules for international conflict ends up revealing how chaotic and unpredictable our world really is. Washington Post, 3 Dec. 2021 As miners add transactions, the Bitcoin software coördinates and finalizes their contributions, making the ledger transparent and unchangeable and the system nearly impossible for governments to shut down. Morgen Peck, The New Yorker, 18 Aug. 2021 Airlines have already begun enforcing pre-pandemic fare restrictions, and basic economy fares remain nonrefundable and unchangeable on American Airlines and Delta Airlines. Meena Thiruvengadam, Travel + Leisure, 24 June 2021 For Anderson, there is no better or worse alternative, only an unchanging and unchangeable racial curse. New York Times, 28 May 2021 There are times that life takes unexpected sharp turns and the fabric of society, and what was once tolerated as unchangeable, get thrown to the side. Erik Sherman, Forbes, 3 June 2021 American Airlines also waived change fees on all tickets booked through March 31, 2021, but basic economy fares purchased after that date for future travel became nonrefundable and unchangeable. Hugo Martín, Los Angeles Times, 20 May 2021

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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 27 Jan. 2022.

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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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