Definition of ungovernable in English:

ungovernable

Line breaks: un|gov¦ern|able
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈɡʌv(ə)nəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Impossible to control or govern: an ungovernable sexual impulse the country had become ungovernable
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  • It makes us question the balance between human control and the heretofore ungovernable forces we deemed natural.
  • Someone unruly was ungovernable or disorderly; the modern sense is a weakening of this.
  • What is clear is that the photograph, in the editor's own words, fitted into an editorial view that portrayed Iraq as ungovernable and chaotic.
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ungovernability

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
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  • The character's professional success, however, is a denial of the very assumption on which this entire genre rests: the wayward ungovernability of romantic fate.
  • As of more than 20 days ago the Venezuelan people lead a National Civic Strike with the purpose of demanding a democratic solution to the current state of ungovernability.
  • I want to appeal to all people of the Eastern Cape to avoid anything that would create an impression that we promote anarchy or ungovernability in the department.

ungovernably

adverb
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  • Yet those same technological advances that made nation-states and empires governable now whisk capital and information ungovernably across their frontiers.

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