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 Meanings and Examples of INEVITABLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
inevitable
 a.  unavoidable; incapable of being avoided or prevented
Classic Sentence: (130 in 9 pages)
1  Though Scarlett always went home to Tara with a happy heart, she was never sorry when the inevitable letters came from Pitty and Melanie, begging her to return.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  Every morning when Scarlett arose she thanked God for the pale-blue sky and the warm sun, for each day of good weather put off the inevitable time when warm clothing would be needed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
3  But Ashley seemed to mean them and there was a look in his eyes which eluded her--not fear, not apology, but the bracing to a strain which was inevitable and overwhelming.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
4  Now they had not only the Bureau agitators and the Carpetbaggers urging them on, but the incitement of whisky as well, and outrages were inevitable.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
5  When trouble comes we bow to the inevitable without any mouthing, and we work and we smile and we bide our time.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
6  It was a fight that could not win but it had, at least, postponed the inevitable.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
7  The thought of speaking of Melanie now, of making the inevitable arrangements that follow a death made her throat tighten.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXII
8  So the picnic of Carol, Fern, Erik, Cy Bogart, and the Dyers was not only moral but inevitable.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
9  Before that time, she knew, a hundred generations of Carols will aspire and go down in tragedy devoid of palls and solemn chanting, the humdrum inevitable tragedy of struggle against inertia.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
10  Now, this occasional inevitable sinking of the recently killed Sperm Whale is a very curious thing; nor has any fisherman yet adequately accounted for it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
11  Imitating these movements, the young man prepared himself for the struggle which now seemed inevitable.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
12  It was doubtless in consequence of a knowledge of this fact, that one great statesman of the south predicted the downfall of slavery by the inevitable laws of population.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
13  In punctuality, she was as inevitable as a clock, and as inexorable as a railroad engine; and she held in most decided contempt and abomination anything of a contrary character.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
14  Cunning and deception become necessary, inevitable habits.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
15  But a slave-trade, as systematic as ever was carried on on the coast of Africa, is an inevitable attendant and result of American slavery.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
16  The inevitable converse of peace is not war but destruction.
17  Though taxes are supposedly inevitable, some people avoid paying taxes for years.
18  It was inevitable that David chose to go to Harvard: he had several cogent reasons for doing so, including a full-tuition scholarship.
19  Even the inevitable strains of caring for an ailing mother did not disturb Bea's equanimity.
20  Postoperative complications should be distinguished from inevitable consequences of an operation.
21  To her legion of steadfast admirers, the Nobel Peace Prize winner's ascendance to "sanctified" status may look as inevitable as it is justified.
22  He is used to a lot of attention from his wife, which will inevitably lessen when the baby is born.
23  The investigation into the air crash would inevitably apportion blame to certain members of the crew.
24  Such a large investment inevitably entails some risk.
25  The reforms will inevitably involve a lot of new paperwork for teachers.
26  This would inevitably involve his departure from the post of Prime Minister.
27  The decision will inevitably lead to political tensions.
28  The recent political incident will inevitably count against the peace process of the two countries.
29  The suggestion inevitably provoked outrage from student leaders.
30  Times of economic hardship inevitably encourage the proliferation of countless get-rich-quick schemes.