adjective Date: 1792 incapable of being avoided, ignored, or denied ; inevitableinescapably adverb

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  • Inescapable — In es*cap a*ble, a. Not escapable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inescapable — index certain (fixed), certain (positive), compulsory, definite, exigent, forthcoming, important …   Law dictionary

  • inescapable — 1792, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + escapable (see ESCAPE (Cf. escape)). Related: Inescapably …   Etymology dictionary

  • inescapable — *inevitable, ineluctable, unescapable, unavoidable Analogous words: *certain, necessary: inexorable, *inflexible Antonyms: escapable …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • inescapable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unable to be avoided or denied. DERIVATIVES inescapability noun inescapably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • inescapable — [in΄e skāp′ə bəl, in΄i skāp′ə bəl] adj. that cannot be escaped or avoided; inevitable inescapably adv …   English World dictionary

  • inescapable — in|es|ca|pa|ble [ˌınıˈskeıpəbəl] adj an inescapable fact or situation is one that you cannot avoid or ignore ▪ She didn t want to confront the inescapable fact that she would have to sell the house. ▪ The inescapable conclusion is that he was… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inescapable — [[t]ɪ̱nɪske͟ɪpəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ If you describe a fact, situation, or activity as inescapable, you mean that it is difficult not to notice it or be affected by it. The inescapable conclusion is that he was trying to avenge the death of his friend …   English dictionary

  • inescapable — inescapableness, n. inescapably, adv. /in euh skay peuh beuhl/, adj. incapable of being escaped, ignored, or avoided; ineluctable: inescapable responsibilities. [1785 95; IN 3 + ESCAPABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • inescapable — adj. Inescapable is used with these nouns: ↑conclusion, ↑fact …   Collocations dictionary

  • inescapable — in|es|cap|a|ble [ ,ını skeıpəbl ] adjective impossible to avoid or ignore: The inescapable fact is that the situation is unlikely to change …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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