Definition of immutable in English:



  • Unchanging over time or unable to be changed.

    ‘an immutable fact’
    • ‘Their arguments involved press freedom - an immutable concept especially when it comes to protecting sources.’
    • ‘While the music world has changed over the years there are aspects that remain immutable.’
    • ‘The Declaration of Helsinki was never intended to be immutable, and in fact it has already been revised several times.’
    • ‘Justice is not blind, and it is not immutable - it changes and adapts as the society it watches over changes.’
    • ‘But if the players' loyalties are negotiable, those of their supporters are immutable.’
    • ‘The Koran is seen as the direct and immutable word of God.’
    • ‘Due to the faulty regulations over the long term, the villagers begin to think that these conditions are immutable.’
    • ‘It was after the Oslo Accords that the first change came to this seemingly immutable road.’
    • ‘Yet, for the Greeks it meant something that does not change: an immutable, static, and perfect harmony.’
    • ‘In addition, the distribution of terms in Freud's instinctual theory is neither static nor immutable.’
    • ‘Are we dealing with something which is an inborn, immutable trait like, say, eye color?’
    • ‘In Nature nothing is immutable and change is the rule not the exception.’
    • ‘It is an immutable American belief that wilderness can mend the broken soul.’
    • ‘To do so is to buy into the antiquated notion that a creature's nature is immutable or unchanging.’
    • ‘Perhaps one day we will be beyond quotas based on immutable characteristics.’
    • ‘The media are the media and the immutable fact is that they will only publish sensationalistic material.’
    • ‘One immutable truth of urban warfare is that it requires a lot of infantry.’
    • ‘A score of 1 refers to gender being conceptualized as an inherent and immutable fact.’
    • ‘However, I doubt there can be real intellectual debate between people with such immutable positions.’
    • ‘Marriage has not remained rigid and immutable and become an anachronism but has changed to remain relevant to today's society.’
    unchangeable, fixed, set, rigid, inflexible, unyielding, unbending, permanent, entrenched, established, well-established, unshakeable, irremovable, indelible, ineradicable
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Late Middle English: from Latin immutabilis, from in- ‘not’ + mutabilis (see mutable).