AskDefine | Define immutable

Dictionary Definition

immutable adj : not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature; "the view of that time was that all species were immutable, created by God" [syn: changeless] [ant: mutable]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Unable to be changed without exception
    an immutable law


unable to be changed without exception
  • Japanese: (, fuhen no)
  • Romanian: imuabil

Extensive Definition

Immutability is the quality of being unable to change. It may also refer to the following:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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