AskDefine | Define inevitability

Dictionary Definition

inevitability n : the quality of being unavoidable [syn: inevitableness]

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  1. The condition of being inevitable
  2. An inevitable condition or outcome


the condition of being inevitable
  • Finnish: väistämättömyys
an inevitable condition or outcome
  • Finnish: väistämättömyys

Extensive Definition

Inevitable derives from the Latin word vitare (to avoid) and the prefix in (meaning not or without). It refers to something that cannot be avoided.


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