unmanageable

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EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ manageable

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unmanageable (comparative more unmanageable, superlative most unmanageable)

  1. Not manageable; not readily submitting to handling or management; not easily restrained, governed, or directed; not controllable.
    • 2013 June 7, Joseph Stiglitz, “Globalisation is about taxes too”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 26, page 19: 
      It is time the international community faced the reality: we have an unmanageable, unfair, distortionary global tax regime. It is a tax system that is pivotal in creating the increasing inequality that marks most advanced countries today […].

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  • unmanageable in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
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