One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the crowds were fast becoming uncontrollable’
unmanageable, out of control, ungovernable, wild, unruly, disorderly, recalcitrant, refractory, obstreperous, turbulent, intractable, incorrigible, disobedient, delinquent, insubordinate, defiant, non-compliant, undisciplined
British informal stroppy, bolshie
under control, obedient, compliant
2‘his dad flew into an uncontrollable rage’
ungovernable, irresistible, irrepressible, unstoppable, unquenchable, uncontainable
wild, violent, forceful, frantic, frenzied, furious, raging, raving, mad, fervid, crazed, hysterical, maniacal, manic
informal crazy, hyper
literary perfervid, passional
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