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
References in classic literature ?
Of course, he smiled darkly at their delusion, but passed it by with the sad superiority of one who knew that his fidelity like his love was unalterable.
His whole high, broad form, seemed made of solid bronze, and shaped in an unalterable mould, like Cellini's cast Perseus.
The king's judg- ments wrought frequent injustices, but it was merely the fault of his training, his natural and unalterable sympathies.
I judged she had earned a right to a more hospitable place; so I plucked her up and sent her to America to a friend who would respect her for the fight she had made, all by her small self, to make a whole vast despondent Alpine desolation stop breaking its heart over the unalterable, and hold up its head and look at the bright side of things for once.
You seem to doubt me; I don't doubt myself: I know what my aim is, what my motives are; and at this moment I pass a law, unalterable as that of the Medes and Persians, that both are right.
I embrace this opportunity to assure you once more of my unalterable fidelity to your interests.
Greatly to the astonishment of the passengers in the street, as well as of her relations going on before, the good soul was obliged to stop and embrace me on the spot, with many protestations of her unalterable love.
On all the duties and proprieties of life, from filial behaviour to the arrangements of the evening toilette, pretty Nancy Lammeter, by the time she was three-and-twenty, had her unalterable little code, and had formed every one of her habits in strict accordance with that code.
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.