in·​sup·​press·​ible ˌin(t)-sə-ˈpre-sə-bəl How to pronounce insuppressible (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In Sheinkin’s telling, culled from extensive interviews, biographies and institutional records, Thorpe comes across as both good-natured and insuppressible. Carvell Wallace, New York Times, 13 Jan. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1610, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of insuppressible was in 1610

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“Insuppressible.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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