Thursday, February 16, 2012

irrepressible (adj)

The word irrepressible is an adjective that means impossible to restrain or control.

1. He's always had an irrepressible love for animals since he was a kid.
2. The police had a hard time controlling fans at the rock concert. Their excitement was irrepressible.
3. Their irrepressible energy at practice stems from a strong desire to win first prize in the competition.
4. Their manager's anger was irrepressible when he found out they had spent $10,000 without asking him first.
5. He has an irrepressible sense of humor that is also contagious.

contagious - able to spread or pass on something to others, as in a contagious disease.

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