1. graded adjective & adjective If you describe something as unmanageable, you mean that it is difficult to use, deal with, or control. ⇒ People were visiting the house every day, sometimes in unmanageable numbers. ⇒ ...her freckles and unmanageable hair. 2. graded adjective & adjective 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 when they reach their teens.
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