irrepressibly


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ir·re·press·i·ble

 (ĭr′ĭ-prĕs′ə-bəl)
adj.
Difficult or impossible to control or restrain: irrepressible laughter.

ir′re·press′i·bil′i·ty, ir′re·press′i·ble·ness n.
ir′re·press′i·bly adv.
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irrepressibly

[ˌɪrɪˈpresəblɪ] ADV [laugh] → inconteniblemente, irreprimiblemente
irrepressibly cheerful/enthusiasticcon una alegría/un entusiasmo incontenible or irreprimible
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irrepressibly

adv laugh, high-spiritedunbändig; he was irrepressibly optimisticsein Optimismus war nicht kleinzukriegen
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"Come on, the four of us," Bert went on irrepressibly. "The night's young.
How such a consciousness is communicated is very difficult to define, but it certainly is communicated very surely, and flows rapidly, imperceptibly, and irrepressibly, as water does in a creek.
And suddenly he recalled how they used to go to bed together as children, and how they only waited till Fyodor Bogdanitch was out of the room to fling pillows at each other and laugh, laugh irrepressibly, so that even their awe of Fyodor Bogdanitch could not check the effervescing, overbrimming sense of life and happiness.
At the man's nod of assent Rebecca sped down the lane, crying irrepressibly as she neared the wagon, "Oh, Emma Jane!
Hester had schooled herself long and well; and she never responded to these attacks, save by a flush of crimson that rose irrepressibly over her pale cheek, and again subsided into the depths of her bosom.
Here the witch thrust her wrinkled face close to the puppet's, chuckling irrepressibly, and fidgeting all through her system, with delight at the idea which she meant to communicate.
"The objects of my visit," he went on, quite irrepressibly, "are numbered on my fingers.
The Hatchlings' wild adventure is irrepressibly cute, their slapstick and silly antics easily the film's more entertaining story arc-think the squirrel Scrat from the 'Ice Age' films, but way more adorable.
Without my two I would never have heard of the irrepressibly wonderful Celeste Barber.
HThe Yorkshire-born housemates and business partners are the irrepressibly positive minds behind 'social media sensation' BOSH!.
By nature, he is an irrepressibly optimistic man but it's clear that the weight of the office he holds is bearing down on him (although he attributes his momentary exhaustion to jet lag!).
Hats off, though, to these people and those who orchestrate them: they are irrepressibly cunning.