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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uncontrollable, unmanageableadjective

    difficult to solve or alleviate

    "uncontrollable pain"

  2. indocile, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unrulyadjective

    of persons

    "the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly"

  3. uncontrollable, uncorrectable, unmanageableadjective

    incapable of being controlled or managed

    "uncontrollable children"; "an uncorrectable habit"

  4. irrepressible, uncontrollableadjective

    impossible to repress or control

    "an irrepressible chatterbox"; "uncontrollable laughter"


  1. uncontrollableadjective

    Not able to be controlled, contained or governed.

    She got the uncontrollable urge for some chocolate.

  2. Etymology: From un- + controllable.


  1. Uncontrollable

    "Uncontrollable" is a song by British YouTuber and rapper KSI. The song features a guest appearance from British rapper Big Zuu. It was independently released for digital download and streaming on 2 February 2018 in the build up to KSI's impending amateur boxing match against British YouTuber Joe Weller. The song was used as KSI's entrance music for the boxing match, held on 3 February 2018 at the Copper Box Arena in London, which KSI went on to win via technical knockout in the third round. The music video was released on 31 January 2018. The black and white video places the two rappers in the gritty underground scene of the boxing world.


  1. uncontrollable

    Uncontrollable refers to anything that cannot be managed, directed, restricted, or restrained. It often relates to situations, events, forces, emotions, or behaviors that are impossible to govern, manipulate, or regulate. This could include natural disasters, overwhelming emotions, or rapid technological changes, among other things.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncontrollableadjective

    incapable of being controlled; ungovernable; irresistible; as, an uncontrollable temper; uncontrollable events

  2. Uncontrollableadjective

    indisputable; irrefragable; as, an uncontrollable maxim; an uncontrollable title

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uncontrollable

    un-kon-trō′la-bl, adj. not capable of being controlled: indisputable.—n. Uncontroll′ableness.—adv. Uncontroll′ably.—adj. Uncontrolled′.—adv. Uncontroll′edly.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncontrollable in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncontrollable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of uncontrollable in a Sentence

  1. Santiago Dondo:

    In a sector like mining which needs so much investment, so much capital, all the economic distortions like currency controls and uncontrollable inflation have a very strong and negative impact.

  2. Edgar Watson Howe:

    Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk.

  3. Sipho P Nkosi:

    Take care of what is controllable and let go of what is uncontrollable.

  4. Michelle Obama:

    When those doors shut, I cried for 30 minutes straight, uncontrollable sobbing, because that’s how much we were holding it together for eight years.

  5. Joan Didion:

    A pool is, for many of us in the West, a symbol not of affluence but of order, of control over the uncontrollable. A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.

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    a state of dishonor
    A abandon
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