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Definition of "inevitable" []

  • Impossible to avoid or prevent. See Synonyms at certain. (adjective)
  • Invariably occurring or appearing; predictable: the inevitable changes of the seasons. (adjective)
  • Unavoidable (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Sure to happen; certain (adjective)

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Use "inevitable" in a sentence
  • "That which binds on all this, makes their escape impossible and their ruin inevitable, is that God will set his eyes upon them for evil, and not for good."
  • "Though it did not even now occur to him that what he called the inevitable had hitherto been the alternative he happened to prefer, he was yet obscurely aware that his present difficulty was one not to be conjured by any affectation of indifference."
  • "In fact, if Newt wins Florida, he may have built up so much momentum that people start using the word "inevitable" to describe his nomination, rather than Mitt's."