uncontrollable - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    impossible to control or stop

    A tyre had burst and the car became uncontrollable.

    Wounds like this can lead to uncontrollable bleeding.

    1. a.
      an uncontrollable feeling is one that you cannot control or stop

      uncontrollable laughter/anger

  2. 2
    someone who is uncontrollable behaves badly and refuses to do what other people tell them
  3. 3
    if a situation or event is uncontrollable, you cannot stop it, change it, or improve it

    Climate change may soon become uncontrollable.

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