Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Inevitable (Page: 757)

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