What does the word ungovernable mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • That can not be governed.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Ungovernably.

Usage examples for ungovernable

  1. My Brother found himself much superior in Strength and Vigour, and that in all probability he cou'd Command his Adversary's Sword, paried with him a considerable Time, and put by several Pushes without attempting the Gentleman's Life, but finding him Resolute, and that one of them must fall, he made one home Thrust, and drove his Sword quite through his Adversary's Body, falling upon him at the same time; and thus fell this unfortunate young Gentleman a Victim to his ungovernable Passion. – Memoirs of Major Alexander Ramkins (1718) by Daniel Defoe
  2. So in his ungovernable jealousy and rage Herod commanded both of them to be slain immediately. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  3. " Save it," commanded the ungovernable brother. – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret