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insuppressible

[ in-suh-pres-uh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn səˈprɛs ə bəl /
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adjective
incapable of being suppressed; irrepressible: his insuppressible humor.
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Origin of insuppressible

First recorded in 1600–10; in-3 + suppressible

OTHER WORDS FROM insuppressible

in·sup·press·i·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for insuppressible

insuppressible
/ (ˌɪnsəˈprɛsəbəl) /

adjective
incapable of being suppressed, overcome, or muffledan insuppressible giggle

Derived forms of insuppressible

insuppressibly, adverb
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