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Synonyms of 'uncontrollable'

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

Additional synonyms

in the sense of beside yourself
Definition
overwhelmed
He was beside himself with anxiety.
in the sense of frantic
Definition
distracted with fear, pain, joy, etc.
A bird had been locked in and was now quite frantic.
Synonyms
mad (informal),
uptight (informal),
at the end of your tether,
at your wits' end,
berko (Australian, slang)
in the sense of furious
Definition
violent or unrestrained, such as in speed or energy
A furious gunbattle ensued.

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