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  • adj. Not malleable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not malleable; not capable of being extended by rolling or hammering, as a metal; hence, not capable of being shaped by outside influence; unyielding.

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  • adj. difficult or impossible to shape or work


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un- +‎ malleable


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  • I have, indeed, some idea that Mr. Herries has already discovered that I am made of different and more unmalleable metal than he had at first believed.


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  • When she opened the door she saw him as something fixed and Godlike as he had always been, as older people are to younger, rigid and unmalleable.

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  • In such inadequate language my feelings struggled for expression: they could not get it; speech, brittle and unmalleable, and cold as ice, dissolved or shivered in the effort.


  • The trays on which their food had appeared were smooth, unmalleable metal.

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