from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or quality of being changeless.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or condition of being changeless.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of remaining unchanged
- n. the quality of being unchangeable; having a marked tendency to remain unchanged
What Villages of Britain tells us loud and clear is that rural communities, whose appeal rests on their perceived changelessness, are always in a state of flux.
For, if one conclusion stands out more clearly than another from the recent study of early societies it is the changelessness of man as a social being.
We cherish the old stories for their changelessness.
Aquinas says that between the unqualified changelessness of God's eternity and the qualified changeableness of corporeal existence, there is the qualified immutability of angelic being.
Carson's topical jokes showed a barometric sensitivity to shifts in the national mood -- when his monologues made Richard Nixon their butt, that was the ball game -- but equally important was the host's carefully crafted casualness and the show's changelessness: The New York Times's Frank Rich called it "as formulaic and reassuring as Kabuki."
The eternity and changelessness of God is thus dynamic not static.
If God is outside time, there may also be a secure foundation explaining God's immutability (changelessness), incorruptibility and immortality.
He was oppressed by a huge weight of time, and of changelessness.
He won particular favor amongst old folks nostalgic for the quiet changelessness that had characterized the world of their youth -- before the coming of the Shadowmasters and the Black Company.
She had always thought that one of the attributes of the immortals was their changelessness.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.