Difficult or impossible to manage, manipulate, or control: his behaviour was becoming unmanageable at home
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- Two loads from the bucket will fill the tank, however two full loads make the bucket unmanageable to lift and control the pour efficiently causing splashing.
- Caregivers identified lack of mobility and loss of bladder control most frequently as unmanageable symptoms.
- Little showed admirable poise trying to manage the unmanageable Red Sox bullpen.
troublesome, demanding, awkward, inconvenient;
uncontrollable, ungovernable, irrepressible, unruly, disorderly, rowdy, out of hand, wild, boisterous, difficult, disruptive, ill-disciplined, undisciplined, refractory, recalcitrant, intractable, impossible, obstreperous, fractious, wayward, incorrigible
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- Under such management, the rod may come to be the only alternative to absolute unmanageableness and anarchy.
- In such cases there is a history of unmanageableness at home, and, if the child is old enough, at school, of running away, destructiveness, lying, and very often pilfering in the home.
- The unmanageableness came from the size of the family.
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- This advantage has naturally allowed China to liberalize faster and spend more on urban renewal, improvements in infrastructure, and tourism development without worrying about its trade deficits growing unmanageably large.
- Robb's admirable determination to make ‘Europe’ mean more than ‘Britain and a variety of continental holiday destinations’ in fact makes his remit unmanageably wide.
- Here, single hillsides are known by a dozen names, each broken down into unmanageably small plots based on only minuscule differences in soil composition or their angle to the midday sun.
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