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 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, "MLB owners perhaps softening on prorated salaries," 1 June 2020 But with three days until the supposedly unmovable deadline (Halloween), this problem is not going away. Madeleine Kearns, National Review, "Brexit Some Other Time," 28 Oct. 2019 Dover, with its unmovable cliffs, might seem a fitting symbol for the wish to remain. Samuel Earle, The New Republic, "The White Cliffs of Brexit," 22 Oct. 2019 His wife’s lower body was buried in unmovable debris. SFChronicle.com, "The rescue that failed — disorganization, empty hydrants killed Janet Ray," 11 Oct. 2019 The floor — that unmovable slab concrete floor — trembled. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, "50 years of pols and paper chases: Tales from inside City Hall," 27 June 2019 Charles and David Koch had an unmovable vision for how to run the company. Christopher Leonard For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, "David Koch was known for his political influence. This is his business legacy," 23 Aug. 2019 The three dominant names for the last 16 years in men’s tennis — a span of time that used to usher through multiple generations of stars — have to this point proven unmovable and almost unbothered by their competition. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, "Opinion: Big Three have owned men's tennis, but young guns may break through at Wimbledon," 29 June 2019 The building — all that unmovable concrete — looked the same. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, "50 years of pols and paper chases: Tales from inside City Hall," 27 June 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 5 Jul. 2020.

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