from The Century Dictionary.

  • Inevitably; on account of some unavoidable thing or event.

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  • adverb In an unavoidable manner.

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  • adverb by necessity


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unavoidable +‎ -ly


  • Why exactly such writers would choose the indirect and rhetorically impure mode of fiction -- which unavoidably is going to disperse and obscure your "themes" unless you run them diligently roughshod -- in order to give "expression" to such things is never made clear.

    Experimental Fiction

  • Carter believes he is ready to enter politics, and his name unavoidably will play a role in the outcome Tuesday. - News

  • The government had been "unavoidably" led to this conclusion following an "assessment of the process necessary".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The consequence was that although Washington is perhaps the most gossiping place in the world, I escaped its contamination altogether, and had no trouble except such as unavoidably grew out of my public duties; and although I had perhaps a more vexatious time than any of my predecessors in that respect I was the only man, they all say, who grew fat in that office.

    As I Remember Recollections of American Society during the Nineteenth Century

  • Women have now to appeal to this new electorate to grant that justice which the old electorate has denied them; they have to begin again the weary round of educating their new masters by appeals and arguments; they will once more see their interests "unavoidably" deferred to the interests of the represented classes; they will once again be bidden to stand aside till it is time for another Reform bill to be considered!

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)

  • People's Bank deputy governor, has to repeat every month that reserves must "unavoidably" or

    The Foundry

  • Especially with GWB on the front line and having to 'unavoidably' mis or be lat for the convention.

  • "unavoidably" as you please -- lifted down a hundred delicate works of sculpture from the convent-walls where their pious authors placed them.

    Italian Hours

  • Mo felt his neck heat up and his thoughts drifting to an angry, ugly study of Philadelphia and Philadelphians and therefore, unavoidably, to his co-workers.

    X, Chapter 3: Morowitz

  • Because of tech issues centering around DNS servers hosting governmental as well as business and media sites DNS=domain name service, a hierarchical naming system built on a distributed database for computers, services, or any resource connected to the internet, some non-governmental sites have been unavoidably affected.

    Lisa Derrick: Anonymous Shuts Down Tunisian Govt Websites After Violence and Web Censorship


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