from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Incapable of being stopped or brought to a close; unstoppable.
  • adj. insatiable

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inexhaustible; illimitable.
  • Not capable of being stanched, as a bleeding wound.


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  • For a moment I thought a profound world-weariness with the unstanchable flow of excremental left-wing idiocies on this site had got to you, and deceived you into adopting a more touchy-feely approach.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The long-vexed question as to the authorship of the latter parts of _King Henry VI_., in their earlier or later form, has not been touched upon; nor do I design to reopen that perpetual source of debate unstanchable and inexhaustible dispute by any length of scrutiny or inquisition of detail.

    A Study of Shakespeare

  • American politician already burdened with false but unstanchable sic scuttlebutt that he is a secret Muslim.

    The Guardian World News


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