Unshiftable

Un`shift´a`ble


a.1.That may ot be shifted.
2.Shiftless; helpless.
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86), whereas a white visitor--even one wearing sandals, a backpack and local clothing--automatically retains access to status on the basis of an unshiftable white positionality, as a consequence of the 'transnational significance of race' (p.
And now this is "an inheritance"-- Upright, rudimentary, unshiftable planked In the long ago, yet willable forward Again and again and again.
Millennium Point, the dismal student flats, the grim Ormiston Academy - all are testament to Birmingham's seemingly unshiftable addiction to mediocrity.
13] applied the DE mixed methods to prediction-errors including expandable, shiftable, unexpandable and unshiftable (overflow /underflow) predicted errors to make the size of the side information package for blind detection as small as possible.
IT'S the end of January: that depressing month where you run out of money immediately and you try desperately to embark on some sort of strict diet or detox to rid yourself of the seemingly unshiftable stone you put on over the past year.
I think this was partly because I went to work for the best part of a week before realising my unshiftable headache was in fact flu (sorry people who interact with me) and partly because I took the tablets with meticulous zeal.
And having previously thought the position of manager Mick McCarthy was pretty much unshiftable, the week's lengthy talks in the wake of his approach from South Korea, and indeed continuing speculation surrounding the Republic of Ireland, the foundations are ever so slightly creaking.
That announcement was quickly followed by a U-turn of police chase proportions and now Sir Alex seems unshiftable.
Class, race and gender became compulsory optics, this accompanied by a generalized miserabilism about the unshiftable nature of social structures.
DAMES said that he wore the frock and rouge with remarkable aplomb when he stepped on the pantomime stage, but his long face,in which gloom settled like an unshiftable fog, was the feature that television viewers will remember most.
Not only do entrenched, unshiftable positions give a false impression of the real debates going on around key issues, but they also fail to allow participants at public examinations to respond positively or creatively to the arguments made by other participants.