Unchanging over time or unable to be changed: an immutable fact
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- To do so is to buy into the antiquated notion that a creature's nature is immutable or unchanging.
- Yet, for the Greeks it meant something that does not change: an immutable, static, and perfect harmony.
- The media are the media and the immutable fact is that they will only publish sensationalistic material.
unchangeable, fixed, set, rigid, inflexible, unyielding, unbending, permanent, entrenched, established, well-established, unshakeable, irremovable, indelible, ineradicable;
unchanging, unchanged, changeless, unvarying, unvaried, undeviating, static, constant, lasting, abiding, enduring, persistent, perpetual
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- They often invoke the concept of divine immutability to oppose any change.
- Lessing here is laying her own claim to immortality through the immutability of her creations.
- At the same time, symbolic associations with the moon-goddesses, Diana, Phoebe and Cynthia, signified both England's sea-power and the Queen's immutability and continuing potency, despite her advancing age.
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- But in a village - no matter what village - they were all immutably themselves; parson, organist, sweep, Duke's son and doctor's daughter, moving like chessmen upon their allotted squares.
- Until that evening I had never thought that the dynamic activity which occurred through bathroom graffiti managed to, if not overcome, at least injure the immutably dead forces to which they attacked: hegemony.
- Nonetheless, ‘that cast of violence’ has immutably changed the poet's perception of nature, and nature itself has been altered beyond recognition.
Late Middle English: from Latin immutabilis, from in- 'not' + mutabilis (see mutable).
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