Synonyms of 'ungovernable'
1 unrulyDictionary, rebellious, unmanageable
The country has become ungovernable.
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a rebellious and dissident territory
Refractory people are difficult to deal with or control, for example because they are unwilling to obey orders.
refractory priests who tried to side with the king
If you describe someone, especially a young person, as unmanageable, you mean that they behave in an unacceptable way and are difficult to control.
The signs are that indulged children tend to become unmanageable.
Thesaurus for ungovernable from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you describe a country or region as ungovernable , you mean that it seems impossible to control or govern it effectively, for example because of violence or conflict among the population .