- The definition of inevitable is something that is certain to happen.
An example of inevitable is death.
Origin: Middle English from Classical Latin inevitabilis: see in- and amp; evitable
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- Impossible to avoid or prevent. See Synonyms at certain.
- Invariably occurring or appearing; predictable: the inevitable changes of the seasons.
- in·evˌi·ta·bilˈi·ty noun
- in·evˈi·ta·bly adverb