Ineluctable meaning

ĭn'ĭ-lŭk'tə-bəl
The definition of ineluctable is something that will definitely happen.

An example of an ineluctable act is the sun rising every day.

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Not to be avoided or escaped; inevitable.
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Not to be avoided or escaped; certain; inevitable.

Ineluctable fate.

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Impossible to avoid or escape; inescapable, irresistible.
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Origin of ineluctable

  • Latin inēluctābilis in- not in–1 ēluctābilis penetrable (from ēluctārī to struggle out of) (ex- ex-) (luctārī to struggle)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle French inéluctable, from Latin inēluctābilis, from in- + ēluctor (“struggle out”).
    From Wiktionary