irresistible

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adjective ir·re·sist·ible \ˌir-i-ˈzi-stə-bəl\
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irresistable

Definition of irresistible

  1. :  impossible to resist an irresistible attraction

irresistibility

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irresistability

\ˌir-i-ˌzi-stə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

irresistibleness

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irresistableness

\ˌir-i-ˈzi-stə-bəl-nəs\ noun

irresistibly

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irresistably

\ˌir-i-ˈzi-stə-blē\ adverb

Examples of irresistible in a Sentence

  1. The force of the waves was irresistible.

Recent Examples of irresistible from the Web

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First Known Use of irresistible

1597


IRRESISTIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

irresistible

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Definition of irresistible for English Language Learners

  • : impossible to resist especially because of strength or attractiveness


IRRESISTIBLE Defined for Kids

irresistible

adjective ir·re·sist·ible \ˌir-i-ˈzi-stə-bəl\

Definition of irresistible for Students

  1. :  impossible to resist an irresistible temptation

irresistibly

\-blē\ adverb


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