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immutable

adjective adamant, ageless, confirmed, constans, constant, continual, continuous, durable, eternal, firm, fixed, immovable, implacable, indestructible, inexorable, inflexible, intractable, invariable, irremovable, irrevocable, never changing, nonelastic, not to be changed, not to be moved, obstinate, perennial, permanent, perpetual, persistent, riveted, rooted, settled, stabilis, static, steadfast, steady, stiff, unaging, unalterable, unbending, unchanging, uncompromising, undeviating, undying, unending, unmalleable, unpliable, unrelenting, unyielding, vested
Associated concepts: immutable principle of law
Foreign phrases: Nomina sunt mutabilia, res autem immooiles.Names are mutable, but things are immutable.
See also: conclusive, constant, definite, determinative, durable, indefeasible, indelible, inexorable, inflexible, ironclad, irreconcilable, irreversible, irrevocable, obdurate, permanent, pertinacious, resolute, stable, unalterable

IMMUTABLE. What cannot be removed, what is unchangeable. The laws of God being perfect, are immutable, but no human law can be so considered.

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