Definition of uncontrollable in English:

uncontrollable

adjective

  • Not controllable.

    ‘her brother had an uncontrollable temper’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘For over 20 years now, he has been investigating the uncontrollable forces that govern the act of drawing.’
    • ‘Her mood swings had become erratic, her power uncontrollable and her temper volatile.’
    • ‘Her marriage to Jason Robards will have exacerbated this - his drinking was uncontrollable.’
    • ‘For weeks she lies awake, tortured by financial worries and the uncontrollable series of events that have led to her demise.’
    • ‘The film is essentially a study of the futility, and, finally, uncontrollable, nature of revenge.’
    • ‘Brown is right to think oil is a global problem, but it is also a global market, something that makes it utterly uncontrollable.’
    • ‘It shows a number of uncontrollable violent clashes take place along the length of Clarence Street.’
    • ‘He was a man of violent passions, easily moved to anger and outbursts of his famous temper, at times uncontrollable.’
    • ‘Splutter and wheeze in an uncontrollable manner, then rush back to the Kleenex as the yellow volcano continues to erupt.’
    • ‘She had bore the brunt of his wild moods, when he had become violent and uncontrollable.’
    • ‘An old flame and I met and reignited uncontrollable fires of passion.’
    • ‘Soon Frankie was branded uncontrollable, a wild child who was not to be trusted.’
    • ‘They included sudden loss of temper, withdrawal and uncontrollable shaking as a mission approached.’
    • ‘During Steve's first few weeks at the club I realised he was trouble in the club in that he had an uncontrollable temper.’
    • ‘This results in uncontrollable behaviour, violence promiscuity, and sadly in some cases death.’
    • ‘It's associated with a fiery temper, with an uncontrollable individuality and impetuousness.’
    • ‘He screamed with uncontrollable laughter all the way through my pieces - which resulted in me getting the sack.’
    • ‘I could blink and move my head, but everything else was uncontrollable.’
    • ‘If you haven't seen what the Wayans brothers can do, then you're missing out on some uncontrollable laughter.’
    unmanageable, out of control, ungovernable, wild, unruly, disorderly, recalcitrant, refractory, obstreperous, turbulent, intractable, incorrigible, disobedient, delinquent, insubordinate, defiant, non-compliant, undisciplined
    ungovernable, irresistible, irrepressible, unstoppable, unquenchable, uncontainable
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Pronunciation

uncontrollable

/ʌnkənˈtrəʊləb(ə)l/