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

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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, "Young Jim Thorpe, Native American, and His Game-Changing Football Team," 13 Jan. 2017

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1610, in the meaning defined above

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appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

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