unalterable [uhn-awl-ter-uh-buh l] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for unalterable on Thesaurus.com adjective

  1. not capable of being altered, changed, or modified.

Also inalterable. Origin of unalterable First recorded in 1610–15; un-1 + alterable Related formsun·al·ter·a·ble·ness, un·al·ter·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·al·ter·a·bly, adverb Related Words for unalterable inalterable, firm, fixed, immutable, inflexible, permanent, rigid, unchangeable Examples from the Web for unalterable Contemporary Examples of unalterable

  • Unalterable” is code for “we have no intention of changing the system, period.

    Jewish Responses to the Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Rulings

    Sigal Samuel

    June 27, 2013

  • Historical Examples of unalterable

  • It crushed them with the weight of unending vastness and unalterable decree.

    White Fang

    Jack London

  • But he continued to shake his head with an air of unalterable resolution.


    Emile Zola

  • It made it easier to talk of the future she had arranged, which now was an unalterable thing.


    Joseph Conrad

  • He knew the plans of God, and had formed an unalterable opinion about all his neighbors.

    ‘Charge It’

    Irving Bacheller

  • The spiritual healer rose, his face set with an unalterable purpose.


    Cleveland Moffett

  • British Dictionary definitions for unalterable unalterable adjective

    1. (of a condition, truth, etc) unable to be changed or altered

    Word Origin and History for unalterable adj.

    1610s, from un- (1) + alterable. Related: Unalterably.

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