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inevitable (adj) unavoidable.
A thing that is inevitable is a thing that cannot be avoided. Death is inevitable, that is, death cannot be avoided. With the rise of petroleum prices, the rise in the prices of other commodities is inevitable. That is, whenever petroleum prices rise, a rise in the prices of other commodities is unavoidable.
- With that kind of reckless spending, it was only inevitable that Ricky was going to be bankrupt. His ruin was the unavoidable consequence of his extravagance.
- It was only inevitable that the company was going to be closed, given that kind of mismanagement and unplanned expansion.