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invariable

[ in-vair-ee-uh-buhl ]
/ ɪnˈvɛər i ə bəl /
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adjective

not variable; not changing or capable of being changed; static or constant.

noun

something that is invariable; a constant.

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RELATED WORDS

regularly, customarily, always, constantly, habitually, unalterably

Nearby words

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Origin of invariable

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at in-3, variable
SYNONYMS FOR invariable
ANTONYMS FOR invariable
1 changing.
Related formsin·var·i·a·bil·i·ty, in·var·i·a·ble·ness, nounin·var·i·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for invariably (1 of 2)

invariably

/ (ɪnˈvɛərɪəblɪ) /

adverb

always; without exception

British Dictionary definitions for invariably (2 of 2)

invariable

/ (ɪnˈvɛərɪəbəl) /

adjective

not subject to alteration; unchanging

noun

a mathematical quantity having an unchanging value; a constant
Derived Formsinvariability or invariableness, noun
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Word Origin and History for invariably

invariable


adj.

early 15c., from Old French invariable (14c.) and directly from Medieval Latin invariabilis, from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + variabilis (see variable). Related: Invariably.

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