What is the opposite of inevitable?

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(avoidable) Opposite of certain to happen
“Failure is avoidable if you take the necessary precautions.”
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(uncertain) Opposite of certain to happen
“While Paige is recovering from a neck injury, her future with the company is uncertain.”
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(unlikely) Opposite of certain to happen
“It is not impossible but highly unlikely that you will win the lottery.”
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Opposite of bound to happen
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Opposite of to be expected
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Opposite of happening by natural laws or predestination
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Opposite of occurring as natural consequence
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Opposite of able to be relied on or trusted
“What a pity that Ms. Evans' information comes from such an unreliable source.”
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(of an action, decision, etc.) Opposite of expected or sensible under the circumstances
“That was an unexpected reaction from such a mild-mannered child.”
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Opposite of always right or accurate
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Opposite of becoming evident after a relatively long time period
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Opposite of critical, serious or very important in nature, usually in a negative sense
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(of a person) Opposite of destined to hold a specified position
“The wife of the former president would reminisce fondly of the good old days when she was revered as the first lady.”
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Opposite of fixed or not subject to alteration
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Opposite of implicit
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Opposite of as expected, or reasonable
“It is unreasonable for you to fear what does not exist.”
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