Definition of ungovernable:
obstinate, wilful, untoward, disorderly, stubborn, resist, robustious, lawless, control, out of line, indocile, rambunctious, unruly, refractory, boisterous, order, perverse, wild, peace, petulant, irrepressible, fractious, wild, uncontrollable, obstreperous, unmanageable, rumbustious, froward, uncorrectable.
disobedient (part of speech: adjective)
- out of control,
From my cousin Morden, were he to come, I could not hope protection; since, by his letter to me, it is evident, that my brother has engaged him in his party: nor would I, by any means, subject so worthy a man to danger; as might be the case, from the violence of this ungovernable spirit.- "Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9)", Samuel Richardson.
- "A Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia With Some Account of the Late Emperor Theodore, His Country and People", Henry Blanc.
Almost ungovernable fury was, indeed, the weakest spot in John Ryder's armour, for in these moments of appalling wrath he was reckless of what he said or did, friendship, self- interest, prudence- all were sacrificed.- "The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life", Charles Klein.