American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not subject or susceptible to change.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not mutable; not capable or susceptible of change; not subject to mutation; unchangeable; invariable; unalterable.
- In zoology, not subject to variation in different individuals of a species; permanent: as, immutable characters or marks
- adj. Unable to be changed without exception.
- adj. programming, of a variable Not able to be altered in the memory after its value is set initially, such as a constant.
- n. Something that cannot be changed.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not mutable; not capable or susceptible of change; unchangeable; unalterable.
- adj. not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature
- From French, ultimately from Latin immutabilis ("unchangable"); im- + mutable (Wiktionary)
“But let us step back further: must stage-genres remain immutable, bounded wholes, or are they subject to transformation?”
“Far from respecting certain immutable forms, each new book tends to constitute the laws of its functioning at the same time that it produces their destruction.”
“The fact that the Senate Rules tend to be immutable is a function of the six year term and that only one-third up for reelection every two years.”
“Even space, seemingly immutable, is able to be truncated by circumstance.”
“JPG: Your argument that science hadn’t proven homosexuality to be immutable is fallacious for obvious reasons, science can’t prove a negative!”
“Your argument that science hadn’t proven homosexuality to be immutable is fallacious for obvious reasons, science can’t prove a negative!”
“Bringing it back to the metals it’s no wonder that gold continues to move up so quickly (even when over bought) as no chart can tell you that the assumptions used to decipher it are no longer relevant and by what’s happening in rest of the economy taking these assumptions as valid and immutable is reckless at best.”
“Martin, who has established certain immutable rules for his transporter business, manages to break every single one again, just as he’s done in his previous films.”
“Youâre suggesting that supposed âIQâ tests actually measure some mysterious something innate (and immutable, that is to say, unvarying).”
“Youâre suggesting that supposed âIQâ tests actually measure some mysterious something innate and immutable, that is to say, unvarying.”
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