Definition of Inevitable

1. Noun. An unavoidable event. "Don't argue with the inevitable"

Generic synonyms: Destiny, Fate



2. Adjective. Incapable of being avoided or prevented. "The inevitable result"

3. Adjective. Invariably occurring or appearing. "The inevitable changes of the seasons"
Similar to: Predictable
Derivative terms: Inevitability, Inevitableness

Definition of Inevitable

1. a. Not evitable; incapable of being shunned; unavoidable; certain.

Definition of Inevitable

1. Adjective. impossible to avoid or prevent ¹

2. Adjective. predictable, or always happening ¹

3. Noun. Something that is predictable, or cannot be avoided. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inevitable

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Inevitable

1. 1. Not evitable; incapable of being shunned; unavoidable; certain. "The inevitable hour." "It was inevitable; it was necessary; it was planted in the nature of things." (Burke) 2. Irresistible. "Inevitable charms." Origin: L. Inevitabilis: cf. F. Inevitable. See In- not, and Evitable. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Inevitable

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1. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1915)
"That is inevitable," said Glaucon, taking his turn in the discussion. IV. " Now," I continued, " will not he who shows himself the wickedest of men ..."

2. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy (1917)
"THE inevitable MOVEMENT ONWARD The story of the deaths of Eustacia and Wildeve was told throughout Egdon, and far beyond, for many weeks and months. ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"But a vessel Is not required to keep her course after the approach of the advancing vessel Is во near that a collision Is inevitable. ..."

4. English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time by Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead (1905)
"A conflict with the House of Commons inevitable. James is the aggressor. First Parliament, 1603-4. such a prince was necessarily always despotic; ..."

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