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 Meanings and Examples of IRRESISTIBLE
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irresistible
 a.  overwhelming; impossible to refuse or oppose because it is too pleasant and charming
Example Sentence:
1  I came upon an irresistible item at a yard sale.
2  I felt an irresistible urge to laugh.
3  Tax-cutting proposals could prove irresistible to lawmakers.
4  The next day and the day after, he hung about the court-room, drawn by an almost irresistible impulse to go in, but forcing himself to stay out.
Classic Sentence: (83 in 6 pages)
1  I knew well therefore what would be my father's feelings, but I could not tear my thoughts from my employment, loathsome in itself, but which had taken an irresistible hold of my imagination.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
2  The mere presence of the idea was an irresistible proof of the fact.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
3  It faced--or seemed to face--the whole external world for an instant, and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
4  Moved by an irresistible impulse, Gatsby turned to Tom who had accepted the introduction as a stranger.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 6
5  He came back from France when Tom and Daisy were still on their wedding trip, and made a miserable but irresistible journey to Louisville on the last of his army pay.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
6  Might there not be an irresistible desire to quaff a last, long, breathless draught of the cup of wormwood and aloes, with which nearly all her years of womanhood had been perpetually flavoured.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXI. THE NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY
7  An irresistible feeling kept Hester near the spot.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
8  This argument was irresistible.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
9  The unqualified truth is, that when I loved Estella with the love of a man, I loved her simply because I found her irresistible.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIX
10  It was not so much a reproach as an irresistible thinking aloud.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXV
11  And yet I did not despise him the more for it, but thought it a redeeming quality in him if he could be allowed any grace for not resisting one so irresistible as Steerforth.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. STEERFORTH'S HOME
12  Emma,' he returned, 'that view of the question is, at such a moment, irresistible.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
13  Death, the inevitable end of all, for the first time presented itself to him with irresistible force.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 31
14  She did not know herself why and wherefore, but the arranging of her house had an irresistible attraction for her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 14
15  The irresistible penetration of the new inspiration is there as everywhere else.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—FIRST SKETCH OF TWO UNPREPOSSESSING FIGURES