a certain
accept, recognize

She was learning to accept the inevitability of death.

inevitability about

The tragedy had a certain inevitability about it.

a feeling of inevitability, a sense of inevitability

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  • Inevitability thesis — An idea in the philosophy of technology stating that once a technology is introduced into a culture that what follows is inevitable development of that technology. This development occurs not because it is of determinism but because we are able… …   Wikipedia

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