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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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 The idea of watching supernal figures battle it out is both fun and endlessly attractive, because everyone likes a spectacle, and the biggest spectacle of all comes from watching one irresistible alien force slam into another unmovable alien object. Lee Hutchinson, Ars Technica, "Video: How an 11th-hour decision made Aliens versus Predator a classic," 20 Nov. 2018 Following her fairytale union, Princess Diana faces a distant husband, an unmovable monarchy and overwhelming media scrutiny. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Princess Diana: The Musical is Officially Happening," 25 June 2018 The media have been obsessed with white evangelicals’ unmovable support for Donald Trump. Janelle Wong, Washington Post, "This is why white evangelicals still support Donald Trump. (It’s not economic anxiety.)," 19 June 2018 In Ocean's 8, the criminals pluck European jewels from their eternal resting place, disrupting the idea that everything within the Met is unmovable and sacred. refinery29.com, "Pop Culture Is Breathing New Life Into Stuffy Museums," 18 June 2018 California gets 55 electors in the Electoral College -- a powerful number that has been a huge unmovable bloc for the Democratic candidate. Madison Park, CNN, "Initiative to break California into 3 states to go on November ballot," 13 June 2018 So California gets 55 electors -- a powerful number that has been a huge unmovable bloc for the Democratic candidate. Z. Byron Wolf, CNN, "The other reason to split up California that nobody is talking about," 17 Apr. 2018 This unstoppable force of modernization met this unmovable object of the German state. Uri Friedman, The Atlantic, "Why Conservative Parties Are Central to Democracy," 14 June 2017

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First Known Use of unmovable

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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