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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Unchanging, and unchangeable, this character trait was potent, captivating and dangerous. . . Nora Krug, Washington Post, "Life beyond ‘Star Trek’: Kate Mulgrew’s poignant, sometimes shocking family story," 7 June 2019 The online public ledger creates a permanent and unchangeable record of transactions. Nell Lewis, CNN, "Could blockchain help you become a more ethical shopper?," 5 June 2019 The prevailing belief was that the adult brain was completely formed and unchangeable. Samantha Boardman, Marie Claire, "Can People Really Change?," 26 Mar. 2019 Even more powerful in the future, Ms. Wright said, is the combination of AI and blockchain, a ledger system where data could be encrypted and unchangeable. Sara Castellanos, WSJ, "HR Departments Turn to AI-Enabled Recruiting in Race for Talent," 14 Mar. 2019 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

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First Known Use of unchangeable

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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