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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Impossible to repress or control. Full of energy, confidence, and happiness so that you never seem unhappy.

Usage examples (35)
  • Above all, those who knew him were recalling his personality, his determination, his drive and his irrepressible sense of humor.
  • An irrepressible chatterbox
  • You often hear someone described as irrepressible, so why is no one ever called repressible?
  • Job's outward calamities affect his mind. poured out -- in irrepressible complaints (Ps 42: 4; Jos 7: 5). for more
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