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uncontrollable

Line breaks: un|con¦trol¦lable
Pronunciation: /ʌnkənˈtrəʊləb(ə)l
 
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Definition of uncontrollable in English:

adjective

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.
Synonyms
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

Derivatives

uncontrollableness

1
noun
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.

uncontrollably

2
adverb
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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