from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Unchanging; constant.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Constant; not admitting alteration or variation; steadfast.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective That can not be changed; constant.

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  • adjective unchanging

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

  • adjective not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature
  • adjective remaining the same for indefinitely long times
  • adjective unvarying in nature


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  • That is what gives them resilience to face suffering and to meet upheavals with a degree of calm, to change constantly and yet remain changeless, which is the quality of India herself.

    True Liberation Of Women 1980

  • Modern thinkers, who have thoroughly assimilated the idea of changeless laws underlying all phenomena, and who have studied the workings of these laws, are at first apt to reject any and every theory of the forgiveness of sins as being inconsistent with that fundamental truth, just as the scientist, penetrated with the idea of the inviolability of law, repels all thought which is inconsistent with it.

    Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries Annie Wood Besant 1890

  • Let me find that which is changeless, which is deathless, which is without sorrow, which is unborn and undying, that is a true refuge.

    The Full Feed from Sharon Salzberg 2012

  • God fills all space, and he created all that is, and his creation is spiritual and perfect, changeless throughout all eternity.

    The Sacred Promise Phd Gary E. Schwartz 2011

  • That is because the viewers have changeless, timeless needs that candid camera shows provide an answer for -- whether it's basic malicious joy, schadenfreude (pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others), the feeling that our daily life can become a joke (whatever this is), candid camera shows supply it.

    Omri Marcus: Why TV Genres Never Really Die Omri Marcus 2011

  • But much of this attention feeds into an idea that Egypt is "other" and "exotic"—a changeless, mysterious world of tombs, temples and sorcerers.

    Beyond the Pharaohs Joseph Manning 2011

  • Yet the Greenlanders, far from requiring relocation or demanding to live in a changeless past, are making use of every modern technological innovation available, working in their own language, proud citizens of Kalaallit Nunaat looking to the future.

    Archive 2009-08-01 2009

  • It's built to offer a completely fake space, a windless, rainless, changeless place far beyond reach of the human body clock.

    Nocturne: A Journey in Search of Moonlight by James Attlee – review 2011

  • Cuba is truly frozen in time, from the peeling paint on the buildings, the empty stores, to the changeless society.

    Lili Boyle: An American Girl in Cuba Lili Boyle 2012

  • I wonder if my dying will be quiet, a lingering on to see that old friend the sun shining on a changeless world, to hear the rain murmuring on the last evening of my life?

    A Death in the Family « Unknowing 2009


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