unavoidable [uhn-uh-voi-duh-buhl] SynonymsExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for unavoidable on Thesaurus.com adjective
- unable to be avoided; inevitable: an unavoidable delay.
Origin of unavoidable 1570–80; un-1 + avoidable Related formsun·a·void·a·bil·i·ty, un·a·void·a·ble·ness, nounun·a·void·a·bly, adverbSynonyms for unavoidable See more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com inescapable, unpreventable, fated, sure, certain. Related Words for unavoidable obligatory, necessary, inescapable, inevitable, certain, compulsory, fated, impending, ineluctable, inexorable, set, sure, ineludible Examples from the Web for unavoidable Contemporary Examples of unavoidable
Such an outcome, because it is unavoidable, must be anticipated.
November 18, 2014
The manufacturing and sexualization of young starlets is a particularly obvious example of this unavoidable reality.
June 11, 2014
Poignant because there could be no more powerful illustration of the unavoidable fact that anti-Semitism threatens us all.
April 14, 2014
Unknowability might be an unavoidable consequence of self-aware, self-improving software.
February 1, 2014
For those of us living in large urban centers, irrational nostalgia is unavoidable.
January 6, 2014
Historical Examples of unavoidable
The sky was still overcast, and the wet bushes were unavoidable.
What might be unavoidable to one less instructed, would be sin in her!
By trifling but unavoidable accidents, it was delayed a few hours.
So he lay for a long time, thinking now of his unavoidable end and now of Pashenka.
When Mary made no answer, he added, “Your delays have all been unavoidable, my child!”
George W. Cable
British Dictionary definitions for unavoidable unavoidable adjective
- unable to be avoided; inevitable
- law not capable of being declared null and void
Derived Formsunavoidability or unavoidableness, noununavoidably, adverb Word Origin and History for unavoidable adj.