Definition of uncontrollable in English:

uncontrollable

adjective

  • Not controllable:

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