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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishuncontrollableun‧con‧trol‧lable /ˌʌnkənˈtrəʊləbəl◂ $ -ˈtroʊl-/ adjective  1 EMOTIONALif an emotion, desire, or physical action is uncontrollable, you cannot control it or stop yourself from feeling it or doing it I felt an uncontrollable urge to scream. Mother burst into uncontrollable sobs.2 BEHAVEsomeone who is uncontrollable behaves badly and will not obey anyone The presence of some uncontrollable children spoilt the evening.3 CONTROLif a situation is uncontrollable, nothing can be done to control it or stop it getting worse uncontrollable bleeding uncontrollable inflation
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uncontrollableThere had been moments during the past night when his fear had become almost uncontrollable.But these choices are not seen as being so individually idiosyncratic as to make crime totally unpredictable or uncontrollable.It is only rapid movements up that become uncontrollable.Not all the stories about Nicu's uncontrollable and violent lusts were true.In an instant there was an uncontrollable flood in his loins, an unstoppable surge.Barbara was shaking with uncontrollable laughter.All will suffer from debilitating and uncontrollable movements and severe personality and cognitive changes.Sometimes I felt a mindless, uncontrollable rage, a consumption that ran through my chest to my hands.At the mention of Hannah's name, he flew into an uncontrollable rage.We could hear her uncontrollable weeping down the hall.Mostly she lay silent, noncommittal and unemotional, until one day she broke into uncontrollable weeping.
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