What does irrepressible mean?

Definitions for irrepressible
ˌɪr ɪˈprɛs ə bəlir·re·press·ible

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irrepressible, uncontrollable(adj)

    impossible to repress or control

    "an irrepressible chatterbox"; "uncontrollable laughter"

Wiktionary

  1. irrepressible(Adjective)

    Not containable or controllable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Irrepressible(adj)

    not capable of being repressed, restrained, or controlled; as, irrepressible joy; an irrepressible conflict

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Irrepressible

    ir-re-pres′i-bl, adj. not to be restrained.—adv. Irrepress′ibly.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of irrepressible in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of irrepressible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of irrepressible in a Sentence

  1. A Bartlett Giamatti:

    Teachers believe they have a gift for giving it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.

  2. Alan Horn:

    This weekends monumental success is a testament to the world theyve envisioned, the talent involved, and their collective passion, matched by the irrepressible enthusiasm of fans around the world.

  3. Angela Gittens:

    Passenger traffic remained resilient in the face of the global uncertainties that beleaguered many economies in 2013 and 2014, international tourism, in particular, was irrepressible in 2014 considering the geopolitical risks that have persisted in certain parts of the world, such as Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

  4. President Obama:

    No matter how long it takes, the United States will find and bring to justice the terrorists who are responsible for Kayla's captivity and death, on this day, we take comfort in the fact that the future belongs not to those who destroy, but rather to the irrepressible force of human goodness that Kayla Mueller shall forever represent.

  5. Angela Gittens:

    Passenger traffic remained resilient in the face of the global uncertainties that beleaguered many economies in 2013 and 2014, international tourism, in particular, was irrepressible in 2014 considering the geopolitical risks that have persisted in certain parts of the world, such as Eastern Europe and the Middle East. The Ebola outbreak also presented significant challenges to the aviation sector.

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