un·​chang·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈchān-jiŋ How to pronounce unchanging (audio) \

Definition of unchanging

: constant, invariable unchanging beliefs

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unchangingly \ ˌən-​ˈchān-​jiŋ-​lē How to pronounce unchanging (audio) \ adverb
unchangingness noun

Examples of unchanging in a Sentence

took comfort in unchanging family traditions wore an unchanging expression of boredom throughout the entire lecture
Recent Examples on the Web The drum programming is mostly unchanging, just two kicks and a splat to keep time; the pianist is only slightly less reticent, spraying notes in clusters with ample space in between each. Elias Leight, Rolling Stone, "Song You Need to Know: Niia, ‘Not Up for Discussion’," 29 Mar. 2021 To remember them is to set aside, if only for a short time, the ceaseless and unchanging reality of Black death in America, to steal a gem of joy out of the thick darkness. Craig Jenkins, Vulture, "Biggie’s Story Finally Gets a Proper Retelling," 2 Mar. 2021 His unchanging expression is ineffably poignant — at once adamant and forlorn, male and female. New York Times, "Photography in the Raw," 4 Feb. 2021 Soon scientists should be able to say much more clearly whether there's room in the data for quintessence or whether an unchanging force has been at work. Clara Moskowitz, Scientific American, "The Cosmological Constant Is Physics’ Most Embarrassing Problem," 1 Feb. 2021 It’s a mutating event anchored in unchanging rituals. Mary Schmich, chicagotribune.com, "Column: To those who can’t be with us," 25 Dec. 2020 There is an element to which these unchanging outcomes owe not just to the developer’s dedication to the source but to the game’s nature as a management simulation, that style of game made popular by classics like SimCity and Theme Park. Yussef Cole, Wired, "Orwell's Animal Farm Sticks a Bit Too Close to the Source Material," 16 Dec. 2020 Unique, sure, but the design is simple, and, for the most part, unchanging. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "An Ode To UGGs: The “Ugly” Shoe Everyone Loves To Hate," 26 Nov. 2020 Two weeks after voting ended and with Biden showing a narrow but unchanging lead over President Donald Trump, Ward would not concede the race. Ronald J. Hansen, The Arizona Republic, "State Democratic, GOP leaders each declare victory in divided, purple Arizona," 19 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of unchanging

1587, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unchanging was in 1587

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11 Apr 2021

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“Unchanging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchanging. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unchanging

: not changing : staying the same


un·​chang·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈchān-jiŋ How to pronounce unchanging (audio) \

Kids Definition of unchanging

: not changing or able to change an unchanging pattern of lights

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