[uhn-kuh n-troh-luh-buh l]
- incapable of being controlled or restrained: uncontrollable anger.
- something, as an obligation, that cannot be controlled, reduced, or dispensed with: the uncontrollables in the new federal budget.
Origin of uncontrollable
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- incapable of being controlled or managed
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Word Origin and History for uncontrollables
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