Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Unchangeableness; immutability.

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  • noun The state of being immutable; unchangeableness.

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  • noun the quality of being incapable of mutation

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Examples

  • To truth, justice, love, the attributes of the soul, the idea of immutableness in essentially associated.

    VIII. Essays. The Over-Soul. 1841

  • To truth, justice, love, the attributes of the soul, the idea of immutableness is essentially associated.

    Essays — First Series

  • To truth, justice, love, the attributes of the soul, the idea of immutableness is essentially associated.

    Essays: First Series (1841)

  • Still, for all this immutableness, was there some lack of common consistency about worthy Captain Peleg.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • We have no right, then, on the ground of the immutableness of human affairs, to quench, as far as we have power, the hope of social progress.

    Harvard Classics Volume 28 Essays English and American

  • We have no right, then, on the ground of the immutableness of human affairs, to quench, as far as we have power, the hope of social progress.

    On the Elevation of the Laboring Classes: Lecture II

  • Still, for all this immutableness, was there some lack of common consistency about worthy Captain Bildad.

    Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

  • Still, for all this immutableness, was there some lack of common consistency about worthy Captain Peleg.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • It will be perceived from the historical survey in this and the previous chapter, that — as was said at the outset — * all ethical systems resolve themselves into the two classes of which the Epicureans and the Stoics furnished the pristine types, * — those which make virtue an accident, a variable, subject to authority, occasion, or circumstance; and those which endow it with an intrinsic right, immutableness, validity, and supremacy.

    A Manual of Moral Philosophy

  • Still, for all this immutableness, was there some lack of common consistency about worthy Captain Bildad.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

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