Definition of inescapable in English:



  • Unable to be avoided or denied.

    ‘political reform was inescapable’
    ‘they came to the inescapable conclusion that he was responsible’
    • ‘Among Dinesen's symbols, we find mirrors used to reflect the inescapable truths her characters must face.’
    • ‘But the scale and sharpness of the wealth gap presents an inescapable danger.’
    • ‘Wagner's darker side is inescapable, and Köhler's unravelling of it is compelling.’
    • ‘In the midst of the delight of the moment, there lies concealed a foreboding of inescapable sorrow.’
    • ‘Death is forever present, inescapable and man must accept his fate.’
    • ‘Beggars are an inescapable part of our society and we have to deal with this reality.’
    • ‘The economic logic of developing and encouraging the alternative fuel car industry seems inescapable.’
    • ‘They seem to accept tension and stress as an inescapable part of their lives.’
    • ‘Even in good times, job losses are an inescapable fact of life in a dynamic market economy.’
    • ‘Sometimes, our anger and frustration are caused by very real and inescapable problems in our lives.’
    • ‘It is an inescapable fact that we would need to allow into Montserrat people who weren't born here.’
    • ‘From this maelstrom emerge the great art and literature which seek to justify or to resolve the inescapable problems.’
    • ‘These were the qualities that made the memories sweet, but behind all this there was an inescapable note of sadness.’
    • ‘The inescapable fact, however, is that waste is an issue which must be dealt with.’
    • ‘He understands that the inescapable prerequisite of influence is dissemination.’
    • ‘The sheer scope of Boulez's accomplishments means that his shadow is virtually inescapable.’
    • ‘This gives clear expression to Durkheim's pathos, his sense of the inescapable fragility of society.’
    • ‘We live in an age when man-made noise, of all sorts, seems inescapable.’
    • ‘The novel is infused with this sense of loss, either as ordinary and inescapable, or as something more dramatic.’
    • ‘He was especially appealing to young women, a fact that was inescapable to both men.’
    unavoidable, inevitable, ineluctable, ineliminable, inexorable, assured, sure, certain, bound to happen, sure to happen, unpreventable, preordained, predestined, predetermined
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