unmovable

adjective
un·​mov·​able | \ ˌən-ˈmü-və-bəl How to pronounce unmovable (audio) \

Definition of unmovable

: not able to be moved : not movable an unmovable barrier/obstacle unmovable opposition

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Examples of unmovable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Patterson-Powe described her great-grandmother as steadfast and unmovable in the face of adversity. Sharif Paget And Claudia Dominguez, CNN, 19 Apr. 2021 Even before that, Drummond was viewed as a player on a nearly unmovable contract, Cleveland getting him from Detroit for a second-round pick and two players no longer in the NBA. Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times, 26 Mar. 2021 How was everything else—even the location of Britain’s border with Ireland—negotiable, yet Britannia stood unmoved, apparently unmovable, over its fishing rights? Matt Seaton, The New York Review of Books, 24 Dec. 2020 Armed with astronomical knowledge, engineering skills, and unmovable determination, their creations succeeded in capturing people’s imaginations for millennia. National Geographic, 12 Nov. 2020 The wallet had long been visible on bitcoin's blockchain and discussed on hacker forums, but had remained unmovable for anyone who didn't have the secret keys to spend it. Andy Greenberg, Wired, 5 Nov. 2020 Meanwhile, Schoop returned to his 2017 All-Star form — and was deemed unmovable at the trade deadline — with eight homers and 23 RBIs in 44 games. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 3 Oct. 2020 On a positive note, each side has shifted from previously unmovable positions — the league acknowledged paying players prorated salaries, and the union offered deferrals — perhaps offering a pathway to meet somewhere in the middle. Chandler Rome, ExpressNews.com, 1 June 2020 But with three days until the supposedly unmovable deadline (Halloween), this problem is not going away. Madeleine Kearns, National Review, 28 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of unmovable

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmovable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmovable. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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