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 Dictionary entry overview: What does irresistible mean? 

IRRESISTIBLE (adjective)
  The adjective IRRESISTIBLE has 2 senses:

1. impossible to resist; overpowering
2. overpoweringly attractive

  Familiarity information: IRRESISTIBLE used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

IRRESISTIBLE (adjective)

Sense 1irresistible [BACK TO TOP]


Impossible to resist; overpowering


irresistible; resistless

Context examples:

irresistible (or resistless) impulses / what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?


overpowering; overwhelming (so strong as to be irresistible)


resistible (capable of being resisted or withstood or frustrated)

Sense 2irresistible [BACK TO TOP]


Overpoweringly attractive

Context example:

irresistible beauty


attractive (pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm)

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