Definitions for unmanageable

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwieldy, unmanageable(adj)

    difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape

    "we set about towing the unwieldy structure into the shelter"; "almost dropped the unwieldy parcel"

  2. unmanageable, difficult(adj)

    hard to control

    "a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation"

  3. uncontrollable, unmanageable(adj)

    difficult to solve or alleviate

    "uncontrollable pain"

  4. uncontrollable, uncorrectable, unmanageable(adj)

    incapable of being controlled or managed

    "uncontrollable children"; "an uncorrectable habit"


  1. unmanageable(Adjective)

    Not manageable; not readily submitting to handling or management; not easily restrained, governed, or directed; not controllable.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unmanageable

    un-man′āj-a-bl, adj. not manageable, not easily controlled or directed.—n. Unman′ageableness.—adv. Unman′ageably.—adj. Unman′aged, not controlled: not broken in.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unmanageable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unmanageable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Plato:

    Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.

  2. Jayanta Bandopadhyay:

    We have 15 years ... that's the rough time frame I give for sea level rise to become very difficult and population pressure to become almost unmanageable.

  3. John Mauldin:

    If interest rates were allowed to rise, it would not be too long until interest-rate expenses consumed an unmanageable portion of your tax revenues, therefore, it is clear to me, at least, that the BOJ and the Ministry of Finance will not allow interest rates to rise.

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