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IRRESISTIBLE

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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]

Meaning:

Impossible to resist; overpowering

Synonyms:

irresistible; resistless

Context examples:

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

Similar:

overpowering; overwhelming (so strong as to be irresistible)

Antonym:

resistible (capable of being resisted or withstood or frustrated)


Sense 2irresistible [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Overpoweringly attractive

Context example:

irresistible beauty

Similar:

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


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