irresistible

See also: irrésistible

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ir- +‎ resistible

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɪɹɪˈzɪstəbl̩/

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irresistible (comparative more irresistible, superlative most irresistible)

  1. Impossile to resist.
    • 2013 September 14, Jane Shilling, “The Golden Thread: the Story of Writing, by Ewan Clayton, review [print edition: Illuminating language]”, in The Daily Telegraph (Review)[1], page R29:
      Though his account of written communication over the past 5,000 years necessarily has a powerful forward momentum, his diversions down the fascinating byways of the subject are irresistible ...
  2. Compellingly attractive.

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AsturianEdit

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irresistible (epicene, plural irresistibles)

  1. irresistible

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

ir- +‎ resistible

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irresistible (masculine and feminine plural irresistibles)

  1. irresistible

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GalicianEdit

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irresistible m or f (plural irresistibles)

  1. irresistible

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ir- +‎ resistible

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /iresisˈtible/, [iresisˈt̪iβle]

AdjectiveEdit

irresistible (plural irresistibles)

  1. irresistible
    Antonym: resistible

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