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

Examples of unmovable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The controversy comes just as the school board vowed to govern more effectively and focus almost exclusively on student needs and outcomes amid low literacy rates and an unmovable achievement gap. Jill Tucker, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 July 2022 But there's evidence in public polling that in the states Biden won, dissatisfaction with him may not be as intense, and thus as unmovable. Ronald Brownstein, CNN, 15 Mar. 2022 But the first few weeks of the 2020-21 school year had left her 7-year-old, Graydn Betz, not just turning off his camera every day, but sobbing in a ball on the floor, unmovable. Washington Post, 14 Mar. 2022 Yet for a White House intent on following the guidance of federal health officials, the rules appear unmovable until the CDC changes its recommendations. Kevin Liptak, Kaitlan Collins And Mj Lee, CNN, 9 Feb. 2022 In February, Tessica Brown, instead of using her regular hairstyling spray, applied Gorilla Glue to her scalp, resulting in unmovable, impenetrable locks for a month straight. Kate Lindsay, Vulture, 22 Dec. 2021 Police said the van, which was stolen from a nearby neighborhood, had heavy damage and was unmovable due to flat tires. Mckenna Oxenden, baltimoresun.com, 28 Nov. 2021 In front of Vandersloot was her teammate, the center Stefanie Dolson, who, even playing with five fouls, was unmovable in the paint. Louisa Thomas, The New Yorker, 18 Oct. 2021 High schoolers don’t take everything that’s told to them by an adult as an unmovable truth. San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Oct. 2021 See More

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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 16 Aug. 2022.

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