Need another word that means the same as “irresistible”? Find 13 synonyms and 30 related words for “irresistible” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Irresistible” are: resistless, tempting, enticing, alluring, inviting, seductive, uncontrollable, overwhelming, overpowering, compelling, compulsive, irrepressible, ungovernable
Irresistible as an Adjective
Definitions of "Irresistible" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “irresistible” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Impossible to resist; overpowering.
- Too powerful or convincing to be resisted.
- Overpoweringly attractive.
- Too attractive and tempting to be resisted.
Synonyms of "Irresistible" as an adjective (13 Words)
|alluring||Powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating; seductive.|
An alluring prospect.
|compelling||Not able to be refuted; inspiring conviction.|
His eyes were strangely compelling.
|compulsive||Irresistibly interesting or exciting; compelling.|
A compulsive liar.
|enticing||Highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire.|
Difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement.
|inviting||Attractive and tempting.|
The sea down there looks so inviting.
|irrepressible||Not able to be controlled or restrained.|
A great shout of irrepressible laughter.
|overpowering||Extremely strong or intense; overwhelming.|
A feeling of overpowering sadness.
|overwhelming||So strong as to be irresistible.|
His party won overwhelming support.
|resistless||Offering no resistance.|
Irresistible or resistless impulses.
|seductive||Tending to entice into a desired action or state.|
A seductive voice.
|tempting||Very pleasantly inviting.|
A tempting repast.
|uncontrollable||Incapable of being controlled or managed.|
Her brother had an uncontrollable temper.
|ungovernable||Incapable of being controlled.|
An ungovernable impulse to run away.
Usage Examples of "Irresistible" as an adjective
- What happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?
- Irresistible beauty.
- She felt an irresistible urge to object.
- Irresistible (or resistless) impulses.
- He found the delicious-looking cakes irresistible.
Associations of "Irresistible" (30 Words)
|absorbing||Capable of arousing and holding the attention.|
An absorbing account of their marriage.
|amusing||Providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining.|
An amusing fellow.
|attractive||Pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm.|
An attractive personality.
|bestseller||A book that has had a large and rapid sale.|
The bestseller list.
|bulk||Stick out or up.|
Your shares will be bulked with others and sold at the best prices available.
|charming||Very pleasant or attractive.|
He was a charming affectionate colleague.
|delightful||Greatly pleasing or entertaining.|
A delightful secluded garden.
|diverting||Entertaining or amusing.|
Fans of these actors will find this book a diverting read.
|dominance||The predominance of one or more species in a plant or animal community.|
Her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her.
|enchanting||Capturing interest as if by a spell.|
|engrossing||Absorbing all one’s attention or interest.|
The most engrossing parts of the book.
|entertaining||Providing amusement or enjoyment.|
Films should be entertaining.
|enthralling||Capturing and holding one’s attention; fascinating.|
An enthralling best seller.
|entrancing||Capable of attracting and holding interest; charming.|
An entrancing smile.
|exciting||Creating or arousing excitement.|
An exciting novel.
A fascinating book.
|funny||Causing laughter or amusement; humorous.|
There was something funny going on.
|intense||Extremely sharp or intense.|
|interesting||Arousing or holding the attention.|
It will be very interesting to see what they come up with.
|intriguing||Arousing one’s curiosity or interest; fascinating.|
The food is an intriguing combination of German and French.
|irresistibly||In a way that is too attractive and tempting to be resisted.|
Their eyes were drawn irresistibly back to the house.
|overwhelming||Very strong; urgently felt.|
|riveting||Completely engrossing; compelling.|
The book is a riveting account of the legendary freedom fighter.
|salient||(of an animal) standing on its hind legs with the forepaws raised, as if leaping.|
|stardom||The state or status of being a very famous or talented entertainer or sports player.|
Her rise to stardom has been meteoric.
|super||Superfine fabric or manufacture.|
A super experiment.
|thrilling||Causing quivering or shivering as by cold or fear or electric shock.|
A thrilling performer to watch.
|unbearably||In a way that is impossible or extremely hard to endure.|
The men and their families have suffered unbearably.
|vast||An immense space.|
The vast accumulation of knowledge which we call civilization.