Modification vs Unmodifiable - What's the difference?

modification | unmodifiable |


As a noun modification

is the act or result of modifying or the condition of being modified.

As an adjective unmodifiable is

incapable of being modified; immune to modification.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

modification

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • the act or result of modifying or the condition of being modified
  • an alteration or adjustment to something
  • * Jim's modification to the radio's tuning resulted in clearer sound.
  • a change to an organism as a result of its environment that is not transmissable to offspring
  • * Due to his sunbathing, Jim's body experienced modifications : he got a tan.
  • (linguistics) a change to a word when it is borrowed by another language
  • * The Chinese word "kòu tóu" had a modification made to become the English "kowtow" .
  • (linguistics) the change undergone by a word when used in a construction (for instance am'' => '' 'm'' in ''I'm )
  • unmodifiable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Incapable of being modified; immune to modification.
  • Synonyms

    * (immune to modification) constant, fixed, immutable, unalterable, unchangeable

    Antonyms

    * (immune to modification) modifiable