unalterable


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un·al·ter·a·ble

 (ŭn-ôl′tər-ə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to alter: the unalterable season of bitter cold in Siberia.

un·al′ter·a·bil′i·ty, un·al′ter·a·ble·ness n.
un·al′ter·a·bly adv.

unalterable

(ʌnˈɔːltərəbəl; -ˈɔːltrəbəl)
adj
(of a condition, truth, etc) unable to be changed or altered

un•al•ter•a•ble

(ʌnˈɔl tər ə bəl)

also inalterable



adj.
not capable of being altered, changed, or modified.
[1610–15]
un•al′ter•a•ble•ness, un•al`ter•a•bil′i•ty, n.
un•al′ter•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unalterable - not capable of being changed or alteredunalterable - not capable of being changed or altered; "unalterable resolve"; "an unalterable ground rule"
alterable - capable of being changed or altered in some characteristic; "alterable clothing"; "alterable conditions of employment"
2.unalterable - of a sentenceunalterable - of a sentence; that cannot be changed; "an unalterable death sentence"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
incommutable - not subject to alteration or change
3.unalterable - remaining the same for indefinitely long times
unchangeable - not changeable or subject to change; "a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm"-Ashley Montagu; "the unchangeable seasons"; "one of the unchangeable facts of life"

unalterable

unalterable

adjective
1. Incapable of changing or being modified:
2. That cannot be revoked or undone:
Translations

unalterable

[ʌnˈɒltərəbl] ADJinalterable

unalterable

[ˌʌnˈɔːltərəbəl] adjimmuable

unalterable

adj intention, decision, factunabänderlich; lawsunveränderlich

unalterable

[ʌnˈɒltrəbl] adjinalterabile
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The former measured all actions by the unalterable rule of right, and the eternal fitness of things; the latter decided all matters by authority; but in doing this, he always used the scriptures and their commentators, as the lawyer doth his Coke upon Lyttleton, where the comment is of equal authority with the text.
In addition to his farming, which called for special attention in spring, and in addition to reading, Levin had begun that winter a work on agriculture, the plan of which turned on taking into account the character of the laborer on the land as one of the unalterable data of the question, like the climate and the soil, and consequently deducing all the principles of scientific culture, not simply from the data of soil and climate, but from the data of soil, climate, and a certain unalterable character of the laborer.
I embrace this opportunity to assure you once more of my unalterable fidelity to your interests.
The affectionate Entreaties of Augustus and Sophia that we would for ever consider their House as our Home, easily prevailed on us to determine never more to leave them, In the society of my Edward and this Amiable Pair, I passed the happiest moments of my Life; Our time was most delightfully spent, in mutual Protestations of Freindship, and in vows of unalterable Love, in which we were secure from being interrupted, by intruding and disagreable Visitors, as Augustus and Sophia had on their first Entrance in the Neighbourhood, taken due care to inform the surrounding Families, that as their happiness centered wholly in themselves, they wished for no other society.
His whole high, broad form, seemed made of solid bronze, and shaped in an unalterable mould, like Cellini's cast Perseus.
However, the decision which you have just read is unalterable, and I am about to announce it to Bwikov himself, who in any case has pressed me for a speedy reply, owing to the fact (so he says) that his business will not wait nor allow him to remain here longer, and that therefore, no trifle must be allowed to stand in its way.
Just then I heard that there was a trading ship ready to sail, and taking leave of my friend I went on board, carrying with me a goodly store of cocoanuts; and we sailed first to the islands where pepper grows, then to Comari where the best aloes wood is found, and where men drink no wine by an unalterable law.
The qualifications of the persons who may choose or be chosen, as has been remarked upon other occasions, are defined and fixed in the Constitution, and are unalterable by the legislature.
The important distinction so well understood in America, between a Constitution established by the people and unalterable by the government, and a law established by the government and alterable by the government, seems to have been little understood and less observed in any other country.
While the court was entirely overgrown with the yellow, moss-like vegetation which blankets practically the entire surface of Mars, yet numerous fountains, statuary, benches, and pergola-like contraptions bore witness to the beauty which the court must have presented in bygone times, when graced by the fair-haired, laughing people whom stern and unalterable cosmic laws had driven not only from their homes, but from all except the vague legends of their descendants.
She exhaled happiness and love from the time Nicholas returned, and the faithful, unalterable love of this girl had a gladdening effect on him.
Farebrother, smiling gently at her ardor, "character is not cut in marble--it is not something solid and unalterable.