inevitability


adjective

  1. unable to be avoided, evaded, or escaped; certain; necessary: an inevitable conclusion.
  2. sure to occur, happen, or come; unalterable: The inevitable end of human life is death.

noun

  1. that which is unavoidable.

adjective

  1. unavoidable
  2. sure to happen; certain

noun

  1. the inevitable something that is unavoidable
n.

1640s, from inevitable + -ity.

adj.

mid-15c., from Latin inevitabilis “unavoidable,” from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + evitabilis “avoidable,” from evitare “to avoid,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + vitare “shun,” originally “go out of the way.”

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