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Definition of "unmanageable" []

  • Difficult or impossible to manage, as: (adjective)
  • Not submitting to discipline; unruly: an unmanageable child. (adjective)
  • Difficult to keep under control or within limits: unmanageable traffic congestion. (adjective)
  • Awkward; unwieldy: unmanageable bundles. (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 "unmanageable" in a sentence
  • "But it will prevent the worst kind of loans: short-term, high interest loans that can be the first stroke towards drowning in unmanageable debt."
  • "However, this negativity — and its difficulty — conceals the negativity and the difficulty that remain unmanageable."
  • "It is no wonder that the word "unmanageable" was applied to our hair."