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ir·re·sis·ti·ble

 (ĭr′ĭ-zĭs′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Impossible to resist: an irresistible impulse to sneeze.
2. Having an overpowering appeal: irresistible beauty.
3. Usage Problem Inevitable or inexorable.

ir′re·sis′ti·bil′i·ty, ir′re·sis′ti·ble·ness n.
ir′re·sis′ti·bly adv.
Usage Note: The word irresistible is sometimes used to mean "bound to happen, unstoppable, inevitable." A majority of the Usage Panel objects to this usage. In our 2006 survey, some 65 percent rejected the sentence The rise of liberal blogs was irresistible, given the broader climate of political debate.

irresistible

(ˌɪrɪˈzɪstəbəl)
adj
1. not able to be resisted or refused; overpowering: an irresistible impulse.
2. very fascinating or alluring: an irresistible woman.
ˌirreˌsistiˈbility, ˌirreˈsistibleness n
ˌirreˈsistibly adv

ir•re•sist•i•ble

(ˌɪr ɪˈzɪs tə bəl)

adj.
1. not resistible; incapable of being resisted or withstood: an irresistible impulse.
2. enticing; alluring; tempting to possess: an irresistible necklace.
[1590–1600; < Medieval Latin]
ir`re•sist`i•bil′i•ty, ir`re•sist′i•ble•ness, n.
ir`re•sist′i•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irresistible - impossible to resist; overpowering; "irresistible (or resistless) impulses"; "what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?"
resistible - capable of being resisted or withstood or frustrated; "a resistible attack"; "such resistible temptations"
2.irresistible - overpoweringly attractive; "irresistible beauty"
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"

irresistible

adjective
1. overwhelming, compelling, overpowering, urgent, potent, imperative, compulsive, uncontrollable, overmastering It proved an irresistible temptation to go back.
3. inescapable, inevitable, unavoidable, sure, certain, fated, destined, inexorable, ineluctable They feel the case for change is irresistible.
Translations
لا يُقاوَم
neodolatelný
uimodståelig
vastustamaton
ómótstæîilegur
neatvairāms
neodolateľný
karşı konulamaz

irresistible

[ˌɪrɪˈzɪstəbl] ADJirresistible
she had an irresistible urge to yawnle entraron unas ganas irresistibles de bostezar
she looked irresistible in her new dressestaba irresistible en su vestido nuevo
he is irresistible to womenlas mujeres lo encuentran irresistible
an irresistible political forceuna fuerza política a la que es imposible resistirse

irresistible

[ˌɪrɪˈzɪstɪbəl] adj
[urge, desire] → irrésistible
[force, pressure] → irrésistible
(= very attractive) [person, charm] → irrésistible; [excitement, challenge] → irrésistible
his irresistible charm → son charme irrésistible
He found her wit irresistible → Il trouvait son esprit irrésistible.
(= tempting) [food] → irrésistible

irresistible

adjunwiderstehlich (to für); he is irresistible to womener wirkt auf Frauen unwiderstehlich; he was in irresistible form (Sport) → er war in unschlagbarer Form; the truth is irresistible (form)die Wahrheit kommt immer ans Licht

irresistible

[ˌɪrɪˈzɪstəbl] adjirresistibile

irresistible

(iriˈzistəbl) adjective
too strong, delightful, tempting etc to be resisted. He had an irresistible desire to hit her.
ˌirreˈsistibly adverb
ˈirreˌsistiˈbility noun