insuppressible love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Impossible to suppress or control; irrepressible.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not suppressible; incapable of being suppressed or removed from observation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective That can not be suppressed or concealed; irrepressible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That cannot be suppressed.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

in- +‎ suppressible

Examples

  • Gregor was shocked to hear his own response; it was unmistakably his earlier voice, but with a painful and insuppressible squeal blending in as if from below, virtually leaving words in their full clarity for just a moment, only to garble them in their resonance, so that you could not tell whether you had heard right.

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  • Focusing on Christ means focusing on that Face which every human being, consciously or not, seeks as a satisfying response to his own insuppressible thirst for happiness.

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  • You see, in the insuppressible excitement of putting books in boxes for an upcoming move, I found, surprisingly dust-free and hidden behind a small stack, a volume of Rilke prose!

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  • Their little lives are filled with big impulses, even bigger emotional swings, and the insuppressible desire to test test test.

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  • Those with profoundly deep pockets or just insuppressible good taste can enjoy a bottle of the 2001 Chateau Lafite Rothschild Rs. 28,000 or $627.

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  • His body jumped and spun without the least effort of will, muscles whose existence he had long forgotten snapped like steel, and he could almost feel the sun itself glittering upon his teeth as his face cracked in an enormous, insuppressible grin.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • Edward had seen Elizabeth Woodville; she had refused to become his mistress: and therefore, because of his insuppressible desire for her, he had been forced to marry her.

    The Reluctant Queen

  • Edward had seen Elizabeth Woodville; she had refused to become his mistress: and therefore, because of his insuppressible desire for her, he had been forced to marry her.

    The Reluctant Queen

  • The conflict is keen at first; the Church authorities fight tooth and nail against these relics of heathenism, these devilish rites; but mankind's instinctive paganism is insuppressible, the practices continue as ritual, though losing much of their meaning, and the Church, weary of denouncing, comes to wink at them, while the pagan joy in earthly life begins to colour her own festival.

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  • As the granite rocks, beneath whose shelter they worshiped, withstood the blasts of winter, so these insuppressible men withstood the storms of persecution.

    Sketches of the Covenanters

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