irresistibly


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.irresistibly - incapable of being resisted; "the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man"
Translations
بصورةٍ لا تُقاوَم
neodolatelně
ellenállhatatlanul
ómótstæîilega
neodolateľne
karşı konulamaz bir şekilde

irresistibly

[ˌɪrɪˈzɪstəblɪ] ADVirresistiblemente
she was drawn irresistibly to himse sentía irresistiblemente atraída hacia él
he found her irresistibly beautifulla encontraba de una belleza irresistible

irresistibly

[ˌɪrɪˈzɪstɪbli] adv
[attracted, romantic] to be irresistibly drawn to sth → être irrésistiblement attiré par qch
There is something irresistibly romantic about the city → Il y a quelque chose d'irrésistiblement romantique à propos de cette ville.
to find sb/sth irresistibly attractive → trouver qn/qch irrésistible, trouver qn/qch irrésistiblement attrayant

irresistibly

advunwiderstehlich; it’s irresistibly funnyes ist von unwiderstehlicher Komik

irresistibly

[ˌɪrɪˈzɪstəblɪ] advirresistibilmente

irresistible

(iriˈzistəbl) adjective
too strong, delightful, tempting etc to be resisted. He had an irresistible desire to hit her.
ˌirreˈsistibly adverb
ˈirreˌsistiˈbility noun
References in classic literature ?
And Laurie folded his hands together with such and imploring gesture, as he spoke in his irresistibly persuasive tone, that it was impossible to frown upon him in spite of his scandalous behavior.
The look of exultation and brutal triumph which announced this terrible truth was irresistibly irritating.
Certain circumstances attending this fatal occurrence had brought the deed irresistibly home to a nephew of the deceased Pyncheon.
FROM this intense consciousness of being the object of severe and universal observation, the wearer of the scarlet letter was at length relieved, by discerning, on the outskirts of the crowd, a figure which irresistibly took possession of her thoughts.
This spade is sharp as hone can make it; the spademan's feet are shoeless; the thing he stands on will sometimes irresistibly slide away from him, like a sledge.
He stamps with his feet, he tosses his head, he sways and swings to and fro; he has a wizened-up little face, irresistibly comical; and, when he executes a turn or a flourish, his brows knit and his lips work and his eyelids wink--the very ends of his necktie bristle out.
Knightley till after supper; but, when they were all in the ballroom again, her eyes invited him irresistibly to come to her and be thanked.
I did not now watch the actors; I no longer waited with interest for the curtain to rise; my attention was absorbed by the spectators; my eyes, erewhile fixed on the arch, were now irresistibly attracted to the semicircle of chairs.
She stamped her foot, wavered a moment, and then, irresistibly impelled by the naughty spirit within her, slapped me on the cheek: a stinging blow that filled both eyes with water.
She bloomed in the full physical maturity of twenty years or more -- bloomed naturally and irresistibly, in right of her matchless health and strength.
It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humour.
This caused great confusion on board the steamer, and I heard them calling to us, and heard the order given to stop the paddles, and heard them stop, but felt her driving down upon us irresistibly.