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Definition of "uncontrollable" []

  • Impossible to control or govern: an uncontrollable urge for a chocolate bar; uncontrollable rebels. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "uncontrollable" in a sentence
  • "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."