un·​chang·​ing ˌən-ˈchān-jiŋ How to pronounce unchanging (audio)
: constant, invariable
unchanging beliefs
unchangingly 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 Its decision-making process is grounded in an unchanging model of the world, unfazed by the dynamic, nuanced social interactions constantly influencing human behavior. Mark Bailey, The Conversation, 13 Sep. 2023 But from a terrestrial perspective, the celestial sphere appears essentially unchanging. Sarah Scoles, Scientific American, 29 Aug. 2023 Atop the unchanging schist, the people replaced each other, the ethnic tribes from all over trading places in the tenements and townhouses, which in turn fell and were replaced by the next buildings. Lawrence Jackson, Harper's Magazine, 10 July 2023 If a vacation is merely the pursuit of unchanging change, an embrace of nothing, why insist on its meaning? Agnes Callard, The New Yorker, 24 June 2023 And the unchanging ranks at the top of the industry suggest an oligopoly. Rakesh Kumar, Fortune, 13 June 2023 To him, Notre Dame was an unchanging presence, a source of immense peace and calm. Laura King, Los Angeles Times, 30 May 2023 They are fixed, unchanging, far above our poor power to add or detract. Benjamin C. Waterhouse, Washington Post, 26 Apr. 2023 Unlike our complex Yellowstone family tree, the Succession breakdown is relatively unchanging and simple. Milan Polk, Men's Health, 17 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1587, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unchanging was in 1587

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“Unchanging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchanging. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

Kids Definition


un·​chang·​ing ˌən-ˈchān-jiŋ How to pronounce unchanging (audio)
: not changing or capable of change : constant
unchanging beliefs

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