Definition of irresistible
: impossible to resist an irresistible attraction
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Examples of irresistible in a Sentence
The force of the waves was irresistible.
Recent Examples of irresistible from the Web
According to Turo, the money can be irresistible, especially for Tesla and other owners who might otherwise not be able to afford the vehicle.
Yet the song's clunky electro-pop sound and heavy Auto-Tune use felt a lot like 2NE1 -- who had just made a majorly successful debut a year earlier -- and lacked a strong identity past its irresistible hook.
This 24/7 movement of trains was an irresistible attraction for any small boy.
Iggy Pop, X, Buzzcocks, Redd Kross, NRBQ, Guitar Wolf If garage rock, punk and the independent side of the dial are your thing, the Burger Boogaloo in Oakland is an irresistible kind of clang.
The irresistible urge to move often happens at night, which disrupts sleep.
The Tetris-like puzzle game is notorious for being irresistible to players; King reported revenue of $1.9 billion in 2013 on the popularity of Candy Crush.
In the final hours of the Montana campaign, the idea that Gianforte had done what the media deserved was irresistible — feeding into the idea that an arrogant, unfair elite was trying to bring him down.
In Janáček’s sulfurous song cycle, a Gypsy girl beguiles an impressionable village boy—a setup that is irresistible to directors who like to stage its twenty-two sections as a mini-drama.
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First Known Use of irresistible
IRRESISTIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of irresistible for English Language Learners
: impossible to resist especially because of strength or attractiveness
IRRESISTIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of irresistible for Students
: impossible to resist an irresistible temptation
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