Unavoidable
Unavoidable Un`a*void"a*ble, a. 1. Not avoidable; incapable of being shunned or prevented; inevitable; necessary; as, unavoidable troubles. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) Not voidable; incapable of being made null or void. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

{Unavoidable hemorrhage} (Med.), hemorrhage produced by the afterbirth, or placenta, being situated over the mouth of the womb so as to require detachment before the child can be born. [1913 Webster] -- {Un`a*void"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Un`a*void"a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


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  • unavoidable — (adj.) mid 15c., from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + AVOIDABLE (Cf. avoidable). Related: Unavoidably …   Etymology dictionary

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