AskDefine | Define uncontrollable

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uncontrollable adj
1 difficult to solve or alleviate; "uncontrollable pain" [syn: unmanageable]
2 of persons; "the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly" [syn: indocile, ungovernable, unruly]
3 not susceptible of improvement; "uncontrollable children"; "an uncorrectable habit" [syn: uncorrectable, unmanageable]
4 impossible to repress or control; "an irrepressible chatterbox"; "uncontrollable laughter" [syn: irrepressible]

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English

Etymology

From un- + controllable.

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. Not able to be controlled, contained or governed.
    She got the uncontrollable urge for some chocolate.

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Translations

Not able to be controlled, contained or governed

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