Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a manner that cannot be quenched.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unquenchable manner; so as to be unquenchable.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

unquenchable +‎ -ly

Examples

  • He was the centre and the head of the revel, unquenchably joyous, a contagion of fun.

    Chapter III

  • How could we have hated so deeply as to have become so unquenchably bloodthirsty?

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: An American Jew Roams in Germany

  • While Washington pundits are talking up a new civility, many progressives are bracing for the old servility -- a bipartisanship that is servile to a corporate elite that is unquenchably greedy and more powerful than ever.

    Jeff Cohen: A Time for Action -- Not Servility

  • Marion Bailey is unforgettable as an unquenchably garrulous gusher who never stops chattering about her own vivaciously active social life.

    Grief at Cottesloe, London – review | Michael Billington

  • Luckily, Redmayne possesses one of those unquenchably intriguing bone structures which allows a camera to rest upon it for large expanses of time, hoovering up each blink as he works through the various milli-stages of his grim journey.

    Grace Dent: Birdsong

  • So, in other words, Dan Maes is deeply, unquenchably crazy.

    Dan Maes, Colorado Gubernatorial Candidate, Warns Of U.N. Plot To Destroy America With Bike-Sharing Programs

  • The original was a unquenchably classic worm-that-turns empowerment tale, and featured a still-remarkable final fight scene filmed with such scrappy elan that even now, more than a quarter of a century later, it looks like Ralph Macchio might not manage to take down the bad kid.

    The Karate Kid

  • I doubt I'd find a documentary on this subject any more unquenchably interesting than the fictional version, but I found more to like in those fleeting glimpses of archival footage than I did in the film that proceeded them.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • He writes: "The Coca-Cola Company is still unquenchably thirsty -- thirsty for more ways to reach more consumers in more places with more of our products, creating more value for you [the shareholders] ... truly, we are just getting started."

    Close To The Lunatic Edge

  • Within a couple of months of starting this regimen, my skin literally “forgot” that it had been continually irritated, prone to horrible rashes on my eyes and chin, and unquenchably dry all my life.

    The Truth About Beauty

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.