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 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

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But all such reasoning occurs in an unchanging context. George Will, Twin Cities, "George Will: To construe the Constitution, look to the Declaration," 4 July 2019 But all such reasoning occurs in an unchanging context. George Will, National Review, "To Construe the Constitution, Look to the Declaration," 4 July 2019 Warner Bros/Everett Collection Things on Earth were composed of mixtures of the four elements—earth, fire, air and water—but the spheres were made of a fifth element, or quintessence, that was entirely different and unchanging. Adam Kirsch, WSJ, "Our Quest for Meaning in the Heavens," 28 June 2019 But the result holds only if risk appetite is unchanging and stock prices are unpredictable. The Economist, "Robert Merton and the effect of time on portfolio choice," 15 June 2019 The number of people in Africa without access to electricity remain staggering and unchanging with every report—around 640 million people don’t have access to a grid. Yinka Adegoke, Quartz Africa, "Solar’s big promise for lighting Africa is tied to the continent’s mobile money advantage," 30 June 2019 Order can feel unsettling and foreign when chaos is the sole unchanging factor. Jason Parham, WIRED, "Depth of Field: The Spooky Symmetry of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump," 6 June 2019 Neither Jews themselves nor attitudes toward Jews were static or unchanging. The New York Review of Books, "Dark Mirror: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Jewish Iconography," 13 Aug. 2015 Cartridges, diskettes, and CD-ROMs all contained full, unchanging versions of games that were forever compatible with the similarly stable hardware they were designed to be played on. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "Google's 'Stadia' Is the Latest Attack in the War on Games You Can Actually Own," 19 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of unchanging

1587, in the meaning defined above

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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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