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 ?
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.
It was this: I asked myself whether there was not in his soul some deep-rooted instinct of creation, which the circumstances of his life had obscured, but which grew relentlessly, as a cancer may grow in the living tissues, till at last it took possession of his whole being and forced him irresistibly to action.
Pierre felt confused and wished to avoid that look, but the bright old eyes attracted him irresistibly.
The centripetal force keeps us under the moon's influence, but the centrifugal force draws us irresistibly away from it.
We walked to meet each other up to the time of our love, and then we have been irresistibly drifting in different directions.
Miss Garth's doubts thronged back irresistibly on her mind as she sealed her letter to Mrs.
Irresistibly attracted, I crept to the door and peeped into the kitchen.
One ancient crab, that was for ever shuffling frantically from side to side of the pool, had particularly fascinated me: there was a vacancy in its stare, and an aimless violence in its behaviour, that irresistibly recalled the Gardener who had befriended Sylvie and Bruno: and, as I gazed, I caught the concluding notes of the tune of his crazy song.
Sometimes the inhabitants have had the idea to burn the forests, and even the standing crops, in order to arrest the progress of these insects; but the first ranks plunging into the flames would extinguish them beneath their mass, and the rest of the swarm would then pass irresistibly onward.
I remember, while war-corresponding in the Far East, of being irresistibly attracted to a certain home.
Gaily, roaringly, irresistibly, in jolly-good-fellow style, we dragged him from the restaurant to a cafe, stuffing his pockets with his embalmed birds and indigestible nuggets.
The nearer I drew to the country which she inhabited, and to the prospect of seeing her again, the more irresistibly her influence began to recover its hold on me.