uncontrollable


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difficult to solve or alleviate

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incapable of being controlled or managed

impossible to repress or control

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It was the sob of a woman, the muffled, strangling gasp of one who is torn by an uncontrollable sorrow.
He recalled her glance of understanding when he had urged that their engagement should be announced at the Beaufort ball; he heard the voice in which she had said, in the Mission garden: "I couldn't have my happiness made out of a wrong--a wrong to some one else;" and an uncontrollable longing seized him to tell her the truth, to throw himself on her generosity, and ask for the freedom he had once refused.
Often and again have I seen them roll upon the ground in mad fits of uncontrollable mirth when witnessing the death agonies of women and little children beneath the torture of that hellish green Martian fete--the Great Games.
In vain we compose our faces and our words; it holds uncontrollable communication with the enemy, and he answers civilly to us, but believes the spirit.
He did not know whether Cronshaw was asleep or merely lay there in one of his uncontrollable fits of irritability.
Oh, my poor baby, my poor little honey," and again Esmeralda broke into uncontrollable sobbing.
Gania's voice was full of the most uncontrolled and uncontrollable irritation.
she went on, advancing a step, in uncontrollable surprise .
Polly sprinkled crumbs to the doves, who came daily to be fed, and while she watched the gleaming necks and rosy feet, she racked her brain to devise some unusually delightful way of enjoying herself, for she really had bottled up her spirits so long, they were in a state of uncontrollable effervescence.
Moved by an uncontrollable impulse, I sprang into a side street and ran until I fell exhausted in a country lane.
Speaking from a mother's experience of him, I know that he must have written the passages produced in moments of uncontrollable depression and despair.
It was a look less expressive of anger than of bitter anguish and despair; but I immediately assumed an aspect of indifference, and affected to be gazing carelessly around me, and I suppose she went on; for after lingering awhile to see if she would come back or call, I ventured one more glance, and saw her a good way off, moving rapidly up the field, with little Arthur running by her side and apparently talking as he went; but she kept her face averted from him, as if to hide some uncontrollable emotion.
But his modesty came rushing upon him with uncontrollable force.
Felix had accidentally been present at the trial; his horror and indignation were uncontrollable when he heard the decision of the court.
The wandering and uncontrollable train of thought, suggesting sudden recollections of things distant and long forgotten and remote from each other--the vague restless craving for something undefined, which nothing could satisfy--the swift flight of the minutes, fusing themselves into hours, as if by enchantment--the rapid coming of the solemn night--the shadow of death always upon them, and yet so dim and faint, that objects the meanest and most trivial started from the gloom beyond, and forced themselves upon the view--the impossibility of holding the mind, even if they had been so disposed, to penitence and preparation, or of keeping it to any point while one hideous fascination tempted it away--these things were common to them all, and varied only in their outward tokens.