uncontrollable Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “uncontrollable” in the English Dictionary

"uncontrollable" in British English

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uk   /ˌʌn.kənˈtrəʊ.lə.bl̩/  us   /-ˈtroʊ-/
too ​strong or ​violent to be ​controlled: I ​suddenly had an uncontrollable ​desire to ​hit him.
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
I got ​home to ​find him sobbing uncontrollably on the ​doorstep.
adjective uk   /-ˈtrəʊld/  us   /-ˈtroʊld/
uncontrolled ​aggression
(Definition of uncontrollable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"uncontrollable" in American English

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uncontrollableadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌʌn·kənˈtroʊ·lə·bəl/
too ​strong or ​violent to be ​controlled: an uncontrollable ​temper I ​felt an uncontrollable ​desire to ​sit down.
adverb  us   /ˌʌn·kənˈtroʊ·lə·bli/
He was ​laughing uncontrollably.
(Definition of uncontrollable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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