: not capable of being governed, guided, or restrained
Examples of UNGOVERNABLE
- The people there seemed almost ungovernable.
- <a handful of ungovernable students are disrupting the learning environment for everyone else>
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Related to UNGOVERNABLE
- balky, contrary, contumacious, defiant, froward, incompliant, insubordinate, intractable, obstreperous, rebel, rebellious, recalcitrant, recusant, refractory, restive, disobedient, unruly, untoward, wayward, willful (or wilful)
- amenable, biddable, compliant, conformable, docile, obedient, ruly, submissive, tractable
See Synonym Discussion at unruly
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