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."
It was inevitable; it was necessary; it was
planted in the nature of things. Burke.
2. Irresistible. "Inevitable