Synonyms of 'uncontrollable'
(of a person) wild and unmanageable in behaviourWhen he lost his temper, he was uncontrollable.
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When I told him what I had done, he was wild.
A furious gunbattle ensued.
A bird had been locked in and was now quite frantic.
It proved an irresistible temptation to go back.
carried away, ,
Her exuberance was irrepressible.
He was beside himself with anxiety.
like one possessed
unable to be restrained or preventedThe situation could become uncontrollable.
his violent, almost pathological jealousy
The angry crowd became quite wild and agitated.
It's not good enough just to blame the unruly children.
The signs are that indulged children tend to become unmanageable.
He was filled with an ungovernable rage.
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in the sense of beside yourself
overwhelmedHe was beside himself with anxiety.
in the sense of frantic
distracted with fear, pain, joy, etc.A bird had been locked in and was now quite frantic.
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