Definition of uncontrollable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnkənˈtrəʊləb(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.
British informal stroppy, bolshie
archaic contumacious
ungovernable, irresistible, irrepressible, unstoppable, unquenchable, uncontainable;
wild, violent, forceful, frantic, frenzied, furious, raging, raving, mad, crazed, hysterical, maniacal, manic
informal crazy, hyper
rare fervid, perfervid, passional



Pronunciation: /ˌʌnkənˈtrəʊləb(ə)lnəs/
Example sentences
  • As background factors, graveness, uncontrollableness and repeated history of grand attack are frequently seen.
  • The particular risk of biological agents, when used as weapons, is their extreme uncontrollableness.
  • Given their unpredictableness and their uncontrollableness, all there is left is recovery.

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