Thesaurus

irresistible

adjective
variants: also irresistable

Synonyms of irresistible

impossible to resist especially because of strength or attractiveness
  • The force of the waves was irresistible.
  • She had an irresistible craving for chocolate.
  • Women find him irresistible.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for irresistible

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About irresistible

Time Traveler for irresistible

Time Traveler

The first known use of irresistible was in 1597

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near irresistible

irreproachableness

irresistible

irresolute

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Irresistible.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/irresistible. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on irresistible

Nglish: Translation of irresistible for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of irresistible for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!