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ineluctable

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adjective in·eluc·ta·ble \ˌi-ni-ˈlək-tə-bəl\

Simple Definition of ineluctable

  • : not able to be avoided or changed

Full Definition of ineluctable

  1. :  not to be avoided, changed, or resisted :  inevitable <an ineluctable fate>

in·eluc·ta·bil·i·ty play \-ˌlək-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
in·eluc·ta·bly play \-ˈlək-tə-blē\ adverb

Examples of ineluctable

  1. <the ineluctable approach of winter had many worried about the cost of heating their homes>



Origin of ineluctable

Latin ineluctabilis, from in- + eluctari to struggle clear of, from ex- + luctari to struggle, wrestle; akin to Latin luxus dislocated — more at lock


First Known Use: circa 1623

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