from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Impossible to control or govern: an uncontrollable urge for a chocolate bar; uncontrollable rebels.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not able to be controlled, contained or governed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Incapable of being controlled; ungovernable; irresistible.
- adj. Indisputable; irrefragable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That cannot be controlled or ruled; ungovernable; intolerant of restraint: as, an uncontrollable temper; uncontrollable subjects; uncontrollable events.
- Indisputable; irrefragable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. difficult to solve or alleviate
- adj. impossible to repress or control
- adj. incapable of being controlled or managed
- adj. of persons
He said poorer nations were being made to bear the brunt of what he described as the uncontrollable quest for industrial growth by richer ones.
'That, and what he called his uncontrollable temper, and his responsibilities as sub-prefect.'
His aunt, Pamela Gordon, also talked about a mental episode and what she called uncontrollable fits of rage.
Inspire of whatever ideas you might have to the contrary troops are rarely in uncontrollable naked situations in billets, in dorms or In the field.
IF you had a shred of decency you would bust out in uncontrollable sobbing everytime you look in the mirror from sheer shame about what a stupid and pathetic punkass troll you are
I was at University and in uncontrollable lust with a girl called Phillipa ..
If obsession is about repetition and patterns of behaviour and often a means of gaining control in uncontrollable situations then the order that Jude aches to find in her life is being cleverly reflected visually in the unusual use and placing of words on the page.
Colic is a syndrome described as uncontrollable crying in a healthy baby, lasting more than a total of ninety minutes a day and tending to recur day after day.
That he has strong feelings I have sufficient evidence, but, notwithstanding all (so wayward and uncontrollable is the heart), I have felt it utterly impossible to give him the answer he desires.
He left, and Zoe paced up and down in uncontrollable agitation.