Indeclinable



[in-di-klahy-nuh-buh l] /ˌɪn dɪˈklaɪ nə bəl/

adjective, Grammar.
1.
not capable of being declined; having no inflected forms: used especially of a word belonging to a form class most of whose members are declined, as the Latin adjective decem, “ten.”.
/ˌɪndɪˈklaɪnəbəl/
adjective
1.
(of a noun or pronoun) having only one form; not declined for case or number
adj.

late 14c., originally in grammar, from French indéclinable, from Latin indeclinabilis, from indeclinatus “unchanged, constant,” from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + declinatus, from declinare (see decline (v.)). Related: Indeclinably.

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