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ungovernable

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  • adj.out of control
  • adj.rebellious

synonyms for ungovernable

  • disobedient
  • indocile
  • uncontrollable
  • undisciplined
  • unmanageable
  • unruly
  • wild
See also synonyms for: ungovernableness

antonyms for ungovernable

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  • controllable
  • manageable
  • orderly
  • rulable
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How to use ungovernable in a sentence

When you combine that with the fact that the low latitudes are becoming impossible places to live in, then you have the potential for the existential threat where the planet becomes ungovernable.
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After all, women who had “ungovernable” personalities and “strong resolution…plenty of what is termed nerve” were literally textbook examples of female insanity.
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But he marred it all by a temper so ungovernable that in Paris there was current a byword, "Explosive as Garnache."
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Having been allowed to have his own way while small, he has cultivated an ungovernable desire to do as he pleases.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
So popular and so ungovernable was the habit, that there is hardly any rational means to be found for accounting for it.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
As the soldier kicked him up again, and continued to drag him along by the neck, the audience became ungovernable in their rage.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
On the other hand they were likely to prove intractable and ungovernable, and many preferred even suicide to servitude.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Her nerves and blood were troubled again by the ungovernable, tyrannous impulse of her power.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
All that he was thus saying to himself mentally, in an ungovernable rage, visible in the quivering of his pale, thick lips.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
The elephant was not running amuck, though he might eventually work himself into that blind ungovernable rage.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
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