unchanging

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

Definition of unchanging

: constant, invariable unchanging beliefs

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Other Words from unchanging

unchangingly \ ˌən-​ˈchān-​jiŋ-​lē How to pronounce unchangingly (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 To the untrained eye, the floe appears vast and unchanging. Quanta Magazine, "The Voyage to the End of Ice," 16 Jan. 2020 An enduring condescension of our politics is that the voting preferences of minorities, especially black Americans, are monolithic and unchanging. Daniel Henninger, WSJ, "Can Trump Earn Black Support?," 15 Jan. 2020 The results are the latest sign that Sanders — lifted by his loyal supporters and an unchanging message — has strong campaign momentum heading into the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses and has rebounded politically after having a heart attack in October. Sydney Ember, BostonGlobe.com, "Bernie Sanders leads new Iowa poll," 10 Jan. 2020 The results are the latest sign that Mr. Sanders — lifted by his loyal supporters and an unchanging message — has strong campaign momentum heading into the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses and has rebounded politically after having a heart attack in October. New York Times, "Bernie Sanders Leads Tight Race in New Iowa Poll," 10 Jan. 2020 Imagine that this were one of Edward Said’s case studies in Orientalism about the unchanging Orient. Ayşegül Savaş, Longreads, "In Defense of Boris the Russki," 22 Jan. 2020 Mitch Daniels is remarkably unchanging, both in his looks and in his views. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, "University President: A Conversation with Mitch Daniels, Part I," 16 Dec. 2019 The number of businesses licensed to sell guns and ammunition in Alabama rose by nearly 10 percent in less than five years, a rapid increase compared to Alabama’s relatively unchanging population. Ramsey Archibald | Rarchibald@al.com, al, "Number of gun dealers in Alabama continues to rise," 11 Dec. 2019 Inside this upscale Irish pub is a peaceful cove of red banquettes, white-haired bartenders and an unchanging menu of conventional surf and turf. Robert Simonson, New York Times, "How Jimmy Neary, Irish Pub Maestro, Spends His Sundays," 20 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of unchanging

1587, in the meaning defined above

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“Unchanging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchanging. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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unchanging

adjective
How to pronounce unchanging (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of unchanging

: not changing : staying the same

unchanging

adjective
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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