incontrollable
adjective Date: 1599 uncontrollable

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  • Incontrollable — In con*trol la*ble, a. [Pref. in not + controllable: cf. F. incontr[^o]lable.] Not controllable; uncontrollable. {In con*trol la*bly}, adv. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incontrollable — index disordered Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • incontrollable — [in΄kən trōl′ə bəl] adj. that cannot be controlled; uncontrollable …   English World dictionary

  • incontrollable — /ɪnkənˈtroʊləbəl/ (say inkuhn trohluhbuhl) adjective not controllable; uncontrollable: an incontrollable desire …   Australian English dictionary

  • incontrollable — incontrollably, adv. /in keuhn troh leuh beuhl/, adj. not controllable; uncontrollable. [1590 1600; IN 3 + CONTROLLABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • incontrollable — adjective uncontrollable …   Wiktionary

  • incontrollable — adj. ungovernable, unmanageable; intractable, wild, unruly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incontrollable — in·controllable …   English syllables

  • incontrollable — in•con•trol•la•ble [[t]ˌɪn kənˈtroʊ lə bəl[/t]] adj. uncontrollable • Etymology: 1590–1600 in con•trol′la•bly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • incontrollable — “+ adjective Etymology: in (I) + controllable : uncontrollable …   Useful english dictionary

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