Definition of 'irresistible'
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Do you want to become irresistible to women? Times, Sunday Times (2016)But when it comes to love, a match of opposites could prove to be irresistible. The Sun (2016)The pair prove as irresistible to each other as an itch to a scratch. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Up front they can be an irresistible force. The Sun (2015)Slick dance production with classic songwriting at its heart was an irresistible combination. The Sun (2013)The temptation to take the news personally is almost irresistible. Christianity Today (2000)THERE'S something irresistible about the idea of a second home. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Soon it would become an irresistible force. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)The coalition hopes the combination of external economic sanctions and internal rebel pressure will prove irresistible. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Those who encourage this attitude may not know not what irresistible forces they may be unleashing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Maybe it is that irresistible combination of eccentricity and vulnerability. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is a challenge that is proving almost irresistible to the wonderful winger. The Sun (2008)But there is something irresistible about their shiny covers and undoubted front. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But doctrinal changes were to become irresistible. THE FOUR NATIONS: A History of the United Kingdom (2002)This is what happens when an irresistible force meets an impotent object. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Camera phones and the net have proven an irresistible combination. The Sun (2013)The cast are exceptional, the music irresistible and the staging full of flair. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the city's charm becomes irresistible at the seaside. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Perhaps that's because the live music suddenly proves irresistible. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And he does it with irresistible charm, glee and heart. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Twitter has proved irresistible to other would-be leaders. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The strength of the pound makes Berlin almost irresistible. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I have an irresistible desire to move my legs and it is much worse at night. The Sun (2012)This, to his irresistible music, is his story. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the energy, conviction and good humour of the performance was such that they made their life-affirming point with irresistible charm. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: irresistible ADJECTIVE
If you describe something such as a desire or force as irresistible, you mean that it is so powerful that it makes you act in a certain way, and there is nothing you can do to prevent this.
It proved an irresistible temptation to him to go back.
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