evitable [ev-i-tuh-buh l] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- capable of being avoided; avoidable.
Origin of evitable From the Latin word ēvītābilis, dating back to 1495–1505. See, Examples from the Web for evitable Historical Examples of evitable
Once the concepts “elements” or “forces” have been accepted, the notion of interaction is an evitable, logical development.
Robert E. Park
In 1909 there had been rumours of grave events; Count Ehrenthal had announced privately to some bankers that ‘war was evitable.’
Maurice Francis Egan
British Dictionary definitions for evitable evitable adjective
- rare able to be avoided
Word Origin for evitable C16: from Latin ēvītābilis, from ēvītāre, from vītāre to avoid Word Origin and History for evitable adj.
c.1500, from Latin evitabilis “avoidable,” from evitare (see).