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Meaning of IRRESISTIBLE

Pronunciation:  `iri'zistubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  overpoweringly attractive; "irresistible beauty"
  2. [adj]  impossible to resist; overpowering; "irresistible (or resistless) impulses"; "what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?"
 

IRRESISTIBLE is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: attractive, overpowering, overwhelming, resistless
 
 Antonyms: resistible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ir`re*sist"i*ble\, a. [Pref. ir- not + resistible:
cf. F. irr['e]sistible.]
That can not be successfully resisted or opposed; superior to
opposition; resistless; overpowering; as, an irresistible
attraction.

      An irresistible law of our nature impels us to seek
      happiness.                               --J. M. Mason.

 
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