Definition of inalterable in English:

inalterable

adjective

  • Unable to be changed.

    • ‘Surely an anniversary is not a matter of discretion, but determined by the stipulated period of time elapsing in its usual and inalterable course?’
    • ‘Are things truly inalterable, rendering the erasure pointless?’
    • ‘As a woman, I believe that the right to control my body is an inalterable right.’
    • ‘He explained: ‘We are facing a radical ideology with inalterable objectives: to enslave whole nations and intimidate the world.’’
    • ‘Letters, numerals, dots, squiggles and lines have inalterable meaning in the eye of the reader; each new combination and arrangement of these parts carries new visual and linguistic meaning.’

Pronunciation

inalterable

/ɪnˈɒlt(ə)rəb(ə)l//ɪnˈɔːlt(ə)rəb(ə)l/