Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an inevitable manner; so as to render escape or evasion impossible; unavoidably.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Without possibility of escape or evasion; unavoidably; certainly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a manner that is impossible to avoid or prevent.
  • adverb As usual; predictably; as expected.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb by necessity
  • adverb in such a manner as could not be otherwise

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

inevitable +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The term inevitably elicits a negative response and is often viewed as synonymous with “mob rule.”

    It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend

  • The term inevitably elicits a negative response and is often viewed as synonymous with “mob rule.”

    It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend

  • The term inevitably elicits a negative response and is often viewed as synonymous with “mob rule.”

    It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend

  • The term inevitably elicits a negative response and is often viewed as synonymous with “mob rule.”

    It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend

  • On a basic level, an image in a book or a painting can either be inert or charged, with other descriptions of this latter state ranging from “luminous” to the banal and simplistic “symbolic” because the term inevitably reduces image to one thing or another, and evokes the word “Freudian,” which imposes strict purpose on imagery in a way I find distasteful.

    Nocturnal Conspiracies: Inspired Grotesquery

  • State was in favor of dropping that too: “The reforms do not yet add up to changes as far reaching as the Prague Spring of 1968, which the phrase inevitably conjures up.”

    TEAR DOWN THIS WALL

  • In the meantime, every journalist with a license to speak on public airwaves has a professional responsibility to take Pat Boone to task for inviting his readers to hold in check what he describes as the inevitably violent, 'jihadist savagery' of the California Prop-8 protesters.

    Jeffrey Feldman: Boone Says Prop-8 Protest Same as Mumbai Terror

  • Packages I’d sent to the label inevitably wound up in a box under someone’s desk.

    I slept with Joey Ramone

  • Packages I’d sent to the label inevitably wound up in a box under someone’s desk.

    I slept with Joey Ramone

  • Packages I’d sent to the label inevitably wound up in a box under someone’s desk.

    I slept with Joey Ramone

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