[ uhn-kuh n-troh-luh-buh l ]
/ ˌʌn kənˈtroʊ lə bəl /
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.
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Related formsun·con·trol·la·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for uncontrollables
/ (ˌʌnkənˈtrəʊləbəl) /
incapable of being controlled or managed
Derived Formsuncontrollability or uncontrollableness, noununcontrollably, adverb
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