Definition of uncontrollable in English:

uncontrollable

adjective

  • Not controllable.

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

uncontrollable

/ʌnkənˈtrəʊləb(ə)l/