Definitions

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  • n. change; alteration; mutation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Change; alteration; mutation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Change; transformation; substitution of one thing for another.

Etymologies

Latin immutatio, from immutare, immutatum, to change. See immute. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Some distinct principle is necessary for this; since the perception of the sensible for it comes by an immutation caused by the sensible, which is not the case with the perception of those intentions.

    March 22nd, 2009

  • This particular immutation that we are looking at is for cystic fibrosis, but we can look at mutations for other diseases, Tay-Sachs, hemophilia, sickle-cell anemia, x-linked diseases.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: Millennium 2000: A Baby by Design - January 3, 2000

  • To which there will appeare some sweete or vnsauery point to offer you dolour or delight, either by some euident defect, or surplusage, or disorder, or immutation in the same speaches notably altering either the congruitie

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • The Aaronic priest inflicted an irreparable death on the victim which his sacrificial intention changed into a religious rite or symbol; in Christ's sacrifice the immutation of the victim is brought about by an internal act of His will (John, x, 17), and the victim's death is the source of a new life to himself and to mankind.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • By this immutation the gifts were not only withdrawn from all profane usage, but were also completely given over to the service and possession of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • To which there will appeare some sweete or vnsauery point to offer your dolour or delight, either by some euident defect, or surplusage, or disorder, or immutation in the same speaches notably altering either the congruitie grammaticall, or the sence, or both.

    The Arte of English Poesie

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