ineluctability

ineluctable

[in-i-luhk-tuh-buhl]
adjective
incapable of being evaded; inescapable: an ineluctable destiny. inevitable, unavoidable, irrevocable, unpreventable, unstoppable, inexorable. certain, sure, fated.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin inēluctābilis, equivalent to in- in-3 + ēluctā() to force a way out or over, surmount (ē- e-1 + luctārī to wrestle) + -bilis -ble

ineluctability, noun
ineluctably, adverb
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ineluctable (ˌɪnɪˈlʌktəbəl)
 
adj
(esp of fate) incapable of being avoided; inescapable
 
[C17: from Latin inēluctābilis, from in-1 + ēluctārī to escape, from luctārī to struggle]
 
inelucta'bility
 
n
 
ine'luctably
 
adv

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ineluctable
1623, from L. ineluctabilis "unavoidable, inevitable," from in- "not" + eluctari "to struggle out of," from ex- "out" + luctari "to struggle."
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