In*ev"i*ta*ble (?), a. [L. inevitabilis: cf. F. in'evitable. 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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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