Inevitable definition

ĭn-ĕvĭ-tə-bəl
Impossible to avoid or prevent; certain to happen.
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Invariably occurring or appearing; predictable.

The inevitable changes of the seasons.

adjective
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That cannot be avoided or evaded; certain to happen.
adjective
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The definition of inevitable is something that is certain to happen.

An example of inevitable is death.

adjective
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That which is inevitable.
noun
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We were going so fast that the collision was inevitable.

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My outburst met with the inevitable punishment.

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Something that is predictable, necessary, or cannot be avoided.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
inevitable
Plural:
inevitables

Origin of inevitable

  • From Middle French inevitable, from Latin inevitabilis (“unavoidable”), from in + evitabilis (“avoidable”), from evitare (“to avoid”), from e (“out”) + vitare (“to shun”).

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