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[ US /ənˈɡəvɝnəbəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ʌnɡˈʌvənəbə‍l/ ]
  1. incapable of being controlled
    the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly
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How To Use ungovernable In A Sentence

  • Africa's coastal waters remain some of the most ungoverned - and ungovernable - spaces in the world.
  • It makes us question the balance between human control and the heretofore ungovernable forces we deemed natural.
  • Too much liberty of this kind savours of a luxuriant ungovernable fancy and borders on enthusiasm.
  • But he came out an admirer, one who believes that he took on a city that seemed all but ungovernable and came closer to governing it than any mayor in modern times.
  • He was filled with an ungovernable rage.
  • It was a policy which created a classroom revolution - one which has caused chaos and misery for countless thousands of children and their teachers and made many schools all but ungovernable.
  • This simply advances our state of anarchy, takes it to another level where the country becomes ungovernable and unlivable.
  • For a partisan such as Yglesias to say that America has become ungovernable is a rare opening of a window to his soul. Matthew Yglesias » Ungovernable America
  • I try to control it but if it slips out it is ungovernable.
  • The public sphere in many ways had become ungovernable, in that it was difficult if not impossible to retain control over how products were consumed.
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