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inevitable


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inevitable  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inevitable 
  adj  1:  incapable  of  being  avoided  or  prevented;  "the  inevitable 
  result"  [ant:  {evitable}] 
  2:  invariably  occurring  or  appearing;  "the  inevitable  changes 
  of  the  seasons" 
  n  :  an  unavoidable  event;  "don't  argue  with  the  inevitable" 




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