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incommutable

[ in-kuh-myoo-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn kəˈmyu tə bəl /
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adjective

not exchangeable.
unchangeable; unalterable.

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Origin of incommutable

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Latin word incommūtābilis.See in-3, commutable

OTHER WORDS FROM incommutable

in·com·mut·a·bil·i·ty, in·com·mut·a·ble·ness, nounin·com·mut·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for incommutable

incommutable
/ (ˌɪnkəˈmjuːtəbəl) /

adjective

incapable of being commuted; unalterable

Derived forms of incommutable

incommutability or incommutableness, nounincommutably, adverb
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