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inevitable

adjective

Definition: certain to happen

Synonyms: destined, certain, inescapable, imminent, unavoidable, impending, ineluctable, necessary

Antonyms: doubtful, unlikely, avoidable, escapable

Tips: Inevitable is derived from the Latin inevitabilis, which literally means "not avoidable." Something inevitable is not avoidable and will most certainly happen. The adverb inevitably describes things that are destined to occur.

Usage Examples:

Whether we like it or not, the government inevitably takes its share of our paychecks. (unavoidably) adverb

The team's loss was inevitable; half the players were out sick. (destined, certain)

It was inevitable that our final exams would be very difficult. (certain, necessary)

After my most recent argument with my boss, it seems inevitable that she'll fire me. (imminent, destined, certain)


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