Definition of uncontrollable in English:


Syllabification: un·con·trol·la·ble
Pronunciation: /ˌənkənˈtrōləb(ə)l


Not controllable: her brother had an uncontrollable temper
More example sentences
  • It's associated with a fiery temper, with an uncontrollable individuality and impetuousness.
  • An old flame and I met and reignited uncontrollable fires of passion.
  • That may be true of the play but it isn't true of Don Carlos the man; driven, as he is, by an uncontrollable passion.
unmanageable, out of control, ungovernable, wild, unruly, disorderly, recalcitrant, turbulent, disobedient, delinquent, defiant, undisciplined
formal refractory
unstoppable, irrepressible, ungovernable, unquenchable;
wild, violent, frenzied, furious, mad, hysterical, passionate, out of control



More example sentences
  • One of the most salient negative cognitions in anxiety is the sense of uncontrollability.
  • Thus, the web image gives a vision of an open world, which always keeps its features of unpredictability and uncontrollability.
  • It is the belief of uncontrollability that is the stressful reality.


More example sentences
  • She suddenly became aware that she was shaking violently, uncontrollably.
  • The animals, a meerkat and a guinea pig, cannot bear to be apart from each other and whine uncontrollably when they are parted.
  • She ran from Browne's rented home, screaming and crying uncontrollably.



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