Definition of unvarying in US English:



  • Not changing; constant or uniform.

    ‘the unvarying routine of parsonage life’
    • ‘Somehow, the constant, unvarying motion was reassuring, and before long Kat's eyes closed for the night, her hand still clasped in his.’
    • ‘As it happens, the universe has its own constants, in the form of unvarying quantities that endlessly reappear ill nature and in mathematics, and whose exact numerical values are of signal importance to the pursuit of science.’
    • ‘An unvarying coat of green stretches 20 miles inland, then vanishes under a low curtain of mist.’
    • ‘They're everywhere on the West Bank, or so it seemed, recognizable for their unvarying, unadorned, uninspired architecture.’
    • ‘It's the energy of these shows, the ones that are on every night at 7pm, that exerts a powerful control over us - flat, unvarying and constant.’
    • ‘They act as they do, not because they are bound to follow unvarying rules but because they have beliefs, values, interests, and intentions.’
    • ‘A likelier explanation is that people whose diet is rather bland and unvarying crave something to pep it up, and chillies provide flavour and excitement at low cost.’
    • ‘Each issue of the magazine consisted of eight pages and was published weekly with an unvarying mixture of articles of local interest, together with extracts from published literary works.’
    • ‘According to the unvarying schedule of my life, the first weekend in May means I'm the master of ceremonies for the Minnesota Youth Symphonies concert at Orchestra Hall.’
    • ‘Lastly, there has to be some recognition that the ‘laws of nature’ are unvarying and not subject to the whims and fancies of the gods or of other supernatural entities.’
    • ‘It goes beyond the fact that ‘fighting crime’ principally means beating up faceless gangs of men, clad in an unvarying uniform of black pants, sweaters and hats, who are assaulting innocent people in the street for no apparent reason.’
    • ‘On one side is cheapness, unvarying reliability and cosmetic beauty, on the other, integrity of production, seasonality and low ‘food miles’ to the user.’
    • ‘The impact of the work is enhanced by its unvarying cogency spiced with wit.’
    • ‘What should be far more important is the debate over the implementation of the strategy that is forced upon us by our broadly unvarying geographic, economic and political circumstances.’
    • ‘Schopenhauer was a deeply conservative social recluse, whose life was dominated by compulsive behaviour: he followed an unvarying daily routine for nearly 30 years.’
    • ‘They wore an unvarying uniform of jeans and T-shirts.’
    • ‘However, it is the principle of equal treatment under law without regard to race that for one hundred and twenty-five years constituted the unvarying goal of antislavery crusaders and civil rights advocates.’
    • ‘It has, over time, become a plant with unvarying genetic sameness.’
    • ‘The programme's structure was unvarying, but the design itself was brilliantly conceived.’
    • ‘The stores were standardized, with strict quality control and unvarying design.’
    boring, monotonous, dull, deadly dull, uninteresting, unexciting, unvaried, lacking variety, mind-numbing, mindless, soul-destroying, soulless, humdrum, dreary, ho-hum, mundane, wearisome, wearying, tiresome, soporific, dry, as dry as dust, arid, lifeless, colourless, monochrome, uninspired, uninspiring, flat, plodding, slow, banal, vapid, insipid, bland, lacklustre, prosaic, run-of-the-mill, pedestrian, jejune, leaden, heavy
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