from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Remaining the same; showing or undergoing no change: unchanging weather patterns; unchanging friendliness.

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  • adj. remaining constantly unchanged

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not changing; suffering no alteration; always the same.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. showing little if any change
  • adj. conforming to the same principles or course of action over time


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un- +‎ changing.


  • She held out the pills, her expression unchanging and unsympathetic.

    Music in The Night

  • Staying on message appears “strong and resolute” in unchanging circumstance but when your house is burning down right where you stand, people think your are just being “stubborn” before calling you first, “out of touch” and then plain “stupid” like Putin just did.

    Think Progress » Putin Jabs Bush: ‘We Certainly Would Not Want…The Same Kind of Democracy As They Have in Iraq’

  • The best gloss you can put on the natural/supernatural discussion is that science supposes the world to be governed by certain unchanging natural laws such that the world unfolds through a series of causal interactions that are, in principle, predictable.

    Another Limitation of Science?

  • PS I can't include the word unchanging because you read Ratzinger and you realize he sees a very changed church in the future.

    Philocrites: Roman Catholics for marriage equality.

  • His expression unchanging, he backed away from the brink and turned.

    The Chronicles of Riddick

  • She made a tiny gesture towards her stepdaughter, and Eleanor fought to keep her expression unchanging, as she saw, more clearly than she ever had before, a lance of muddy yellow light shoot from the tip of that finger towards her, and briefly illuminate her.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • True, there was that change which is always the first to arrest attention in places that are conventionally called unchanging — a higher and broader vegetation at every familiar corner than at the former time.

    Two on a Tower

  • But such a literary device was unavailable to Malle per se, so instead he had Marlier play Albertine as a kind of living mannequin, a notion that reaches its peak as she climbs onto a motorcycle and whirrs around at a ridiculous speed through the streets of Paris on a rescue mission, her wide eyes expression unchanging and unblinking as she careens through the metropolis, taking the full brunt of the coming wind.

    ZAZIE and the Sixties: What Did Que Know?

  • Choya stood before her, his bland expression unchanging as if carved in granite.

    The Master Fiddler

  • To the religionist truth is something that is unchanging, that is fixed, final, and heretical to question.

    The Necessity of Atheism


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