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]
EtymologyFrom un- + controllable.
Not able to be controlled, contained or governed
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