Thesaurus

inevitability

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of inevitability

the quality or state of being impossible to avoid or evade
  • a hockey team that has refused to accept the inevitability of defeat

Synonyms for inevitability

Words Related to inevitability

Near Antonyms for inevitability

Antonyms for inevitability

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about inevitability

Cite this Entry

“Inevitability.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inevitability. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

More from Merriam-Webster on inevitability

Nglish: Translation of inevitability for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of inevitability for Arabic Speakers

Comments on inevitability

What made you want to look up inevitability? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!