I adjective cogent, compelling, forceful, forcible, formidable, impossible to overcome, impossible to resist, impossible to withstand, indomitable, insuperabilis, invictus, invincible, mighty, omnipotent, overpowering, overwhelming, potent, powerful, puissant, resistless, strong, superior, unbeatable, unconquerable, vigorous associated concepts: irresistible force, irresistible impulse II index certain (positive), cogent, compelling, compulsory, definite, indomitable, inexpugnable, invincible, necessary (inescapable), omnipotent, powerful, provocative, unavoidable (inevitable)

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  • irrésistible — [ irezistibl ] adj. • 1687; irrésistable 1478; lat. médiév. irresistibilis 1 ♦ À quoi, à qui on ne peut résister. Force, puissance irrésistible. Attrait, charme irrésistible. « La tentation irrésistible d un plaisir » (Proust ). Penchant,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Irresistible — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Irresistible Álbum de estudio de Jessica Simpson Publicación 5 de junio de …   Wikipedia Español

  • Irresistible — may refer to:In music: * Irresistible (album), a 2001 album by Jessica Simpson ** Irresistible (song), a single from the album * Irresistible (Tammi Terrell album), a 1969 album by Tammi Terrell * Irresistible (Mariah Carey song), a single by… …   Wikipedia

  • Irrésistible — Irresistible Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Irrésistible est le titre d un album de la chanteuse Juliette (1993) Irresistible est le titre d un album de la chanteuse Jessica Simpson… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • irresistible — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que no se puede resistir, reprimir o contener: Tengo un dolor de muelas irresistible. 2. (ser / estar) Que tiene mucho atractivo: La oferta ha sido irresistible, sobre todo desde el punto de vista económico.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Irresistible — Ir re*sist i*ble, a. [Pref. ir not + resistible: cf. F. irr[ e]sistible.] That can not be successfully resisted or opposed; superior to opposition; resistless; overpowering; as, an irresistible attraction. [1913 Webster] An irresistible law of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irresistible — 1. adj. Que no se puede resistir. 2. Dicho de una persona: De mucho atractivo y simpatía. ☛ V. fuerza irresistible …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • irresistible — (adj.) 1590s, from L.L. irresistibilis, from assimilated form of in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + resistere (see RESIST (Cf. resist)). Related: Irresistibly; irresistibility …   Etymology dictionary

  • irresistible — meaning ‘that cannot be resisted’, is spelt ible, not able. See able, ible …   Modern English usage

  • irresistible — [adj] compelling; inescapable alluring, beckoning, charming, enchanting, fascinating, glamorous, imperative, indomitable, ineluctable, inevitable, inexorable, invincible, lovable, overpowering, overwhelming, potent, powerful, ravishing,… …   New thesaurus

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