uncontrollable

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un- +‎ controllable

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uncontrollable (comparative more uncontrollable, superlative most uncontrollable)

  1. Not able to be controlled, contained or governed.
    She got the uncontrollable urge for some chocolate.
    • 1837, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], Ethel Churchill: Or, The Two Brides. [], volume II, London: Henry Colburn, [], OCLC 21345056, page 273:
      "Ethel!" exclaimed Norbourne, his strong and uncontrollable emotion betraying the power that her name still had over him: he tried to say something more, but the words died on his lips.

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