Sunday, July 26, 2009
Definitions for ineluctable
- Impossible to avoid or evade; inevitable.
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Citations for ineluctable
. . .ineluctable as gravity.
California's vision of itself as a car culture grew out of the impracticality of mass transit in reaching most of its scenic wonders, the innate restlessness of its inhabitants and the ineluctable attraction of an open road.
Origin of ineluctable
Ineluctable is from Latin ineluctabilis, from in-, "not" + eluctari, "to struggle out of, to get free from," from ex-, e-, "out of" + luctari, "to struggle."