Uncontrollableness
Uncontrollable Un`con*trol"la*ble, a. 1. Incapable of being controlled; ungovernable; irresistible; as, an uncontrollable temper; uncontrollable events. [1913 Webster]

2. Indisputable; irrefragable; as, an uncontrollable maxim; an uncontrollable title. [R.] --Swift. [1913 Webster] -- {Un`con*trol"la*ble*ness}, n. -- {Un`con*trol"la*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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