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Meaning of INEVITABLE

Pronunciation:  in'evitubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an unavoidable event; "don't argue with the inevitable"
  2. [adj]  incapable of being avoided or prevented; "the inevitable result"
  3. [adj]  invariably occurring or appearing; "the inevitable changes of the seasons"
 

INEVITABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: fatal, fateful, ineluctable, inescapable, necessary, predictable, unavoidable
 
 Antonyms: avertable, avertible, avoidable, evitable
 
 See Also: destiny, fate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*ev"i*ta*ble\, a. [L. inevitabilis: cf. F.
in['e]vitable. See {In-} not, and {Evitable}.]
1. Not evitable; incapable of being shunned; unavoidable;
   certain. ``The inevitable hour.'' --Gray.

         It was inevitable; it was necessary; it was planted
         in the nature of things.              --Burke.

2. Irresistible. ``Inevitable charms.'' --Dryden.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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