irresistible

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ir- +‎ resistible

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪɹɪˈzɪstəbl̩/

Adjective[edit]

irresistible (comparative more irresistible, superlative most irresistible)

  1. Not able to be resisted.
    • 2013 September 14, Jane Shilling, “The Golden Thread: the Story of Writing, by Ewan Clayton, review [print edition: Illuminating language]”, in The Daily Telegraph (Review)[1], page R29:
      Though his account of written communication over the past 5,000 years necessarily has a powerful forward momentum, his diversions down the fascinating byways of the subject are irresistible ...
  2. Extremely attractive, to the point that people can't help but fall in love

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Asturian[edit]

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irresistible (epicene, plural irresistibles)

  1. irresistible

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ir- +‎ resistible

Adjective[edit]

irresistible (masculine and feminine plural irresistibles)

  1. irresistible

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Galician[edit]

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irresistible m, f (plural irresistibles)

  1. irresistible

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ir- +‎ resistible

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /i.re.sisˈti.β̞le/

Adjective[edit]

irresistible (plural irresistibles)

  1. irresistible

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