Definition of uncontrollably in US English:



  • In a way that cannot be controlled or restrained.

    ‘Daniel fell to the ground, sobbing uncontrollably’
    ‘my hands started to shake uncontrollably’
    • ‘The Olympic Games have become a bloated economic monster, growing uncontrollably.’
    • ‘We draw a cartoon of Beethoven doing a poo, and begin giggling uncontrollably.’
    • ‘In a short time, the victim bleeds uncontrollably.’
    • ‘The label is not alone in watching music sales spin uncontrollably into reverse.’
    • ‘The danger is that long-term US interest rates will not simply rise, but spike uncontrollably higher.’