It has become an uneventful, unchanging story—one that reflects the peace process it arguably aims to protect.
For a moment in the book we get a glimpse of the Laura Bush beneath her pleasant, unchanging smile.
Some can seem as clear as a mug shot, each element identifiable and unchanging.
Thus the imagination of ancient America sought in the constellations symbols of the unchanging gods.
Nothing is so foolish as to imagine that it was uniform and unchanging.
What he had seen was the casting into one stiff, unchanging form of so many individualities not suited to each other.
Here I was in the unchanging East, if it be anywhere to-day.
Though of the West it was like the unchanging East, p. 117for it changed not.
The bride's former lover sings his unchanging affection for her.
The natural and unchanging atmosphere of his life was that of faith and prayer.
early 13c., "to substitute one for another; to make (something) other than what it was" (transitive); from late 13c. as "to become different" (intransitive), from Old French changier "to change, alter; exchange, switch," from Late Latin cambiare "to barter, exchange," from Latin cambire "to exchange, barter," of Celtic origin, from PIE root *kemb- "to bend, crook" (with a sense evolution perhaps from "to turn" to "to change," to "to barter"); cf. Old Irish camm "crooked, curved;" Middle Irish cimb "tribute," cimbid "prisoner;" see cant (n.2). Meaning "to take off clothes and put on other ones" is from late 15c. Related: Changed; changing. To change (one's) mind is from 1610s.
c.1200, "act or fact of changing," from Anglo-French chaunge, Old French change "exchange, recompense, reciprocation," from changier (see change (v.)).
Meaning "a different situation" is from 1680s. Meaning "something substituted for something else" is from 1590s. The financial sense of "balance returned when something is paid for" is first recorded 1620s; hence to make change (1865). Bell-ringing sense is from 1610s. Related: changes. Figurative phrase change of heart is from 1828.