Origin of immutableMiddle English from Classical Latin immutabilis: see in- and mutable
The definition of immutable is not able to be changed.
An example of immutable is something that has happened and cannot be reversed.
Not subject or susceptible to change.
- im·mu′ta·bil′i·ty im·mu′ta·ble·ness
- Something that cannot be changed.
- The actions of men are subject to general immutable laws expressed in statistics.
- A much more favourable judgment must be given upon the short Treatise on eternal and immutable Morality, which deserves to be read by those who are interested in the historical development of British moral philosophy.
- Armed resistance he considered dangerous, but he was an immutable defender of the continuity of the Hungarian constitution on the basis of the reforms of 1848.
- It is on such principles as these that one could proceed to a general pacification, and give birth to a league of which the stipulations would form, so to speak, a new code of the law of nations, which, sanctioned by the greater part of the nations of Europe, would without difficulty become the immutable rule of the cabinets, while those who should try to infringe it would risk bringing upon themselves the forces of the new union."
- In the first edition of the Loci (1521) he held, to the length of fatalism, the Augustinian doctrine of irresistible grace, working according to God's immutable decrees, and denied freedom of will in matters civil and religious alike.