from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Impossible to escape or avoid; inevitable: inescapable consequences. See Synonyms at certain.
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- adj. Not escapable; that cannot be avoided.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not escapable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not to be eluded or escaped, or escaped from; inevitable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. impossible to avoid or evade:
Over the years although he has never worked with a piano teacher, Granville has developed a style built on a combination of classical technique and what he describes as "inescapable present day modality shaped by a tumultuous emotionality."
Cube, Saw, Demons, The Exterminating Angel all feature hapless victims locked in inescapable situations - a guaranteed formula for suspense that we like to call "shooting fish in a barrel."
Both bows produced astounding speeds, but both also exhibited certain inescapable drawbacks compared with most other bows, namely:
There are certain inescapable realities that teach us humility, that force us to acknowledge we're not really masters of the universe.
The only real “danger” in pointing out the inescapable is that everyone will wake up and notice that this is the worst administration ever – everyone, perhaps, except for you.
Equally inescapable is that some of these same federal policies have hindered economic development in my province.
But it is pertinent for me to remind you of certain inescapable and highly significant facts.
And because of certain inescapable psychological principles, this will, if persisted in, bring about the very situation which we most dread.
The identification of metaphor with truth "in the text of philosophy," inescapable, is what "Anthropomorphism and Trope in the
"The bookstore is a world in which every day offers some opportunity to celebrate what Martin Luther King called the 'inescapable network of mutuality,' often with laughter, sometimes with tears, always with gratitude," said Catherine Bohne, who took over the business in 2001, not long before the events of 9/11 transformed the site into a true community resource center.