Example sentences for: irrepressible

How can you use “irrepressible” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "The central question," wrote Times correspondent Nicholas D. Kristof in his Hong Kong dispatch, "is whether Hong Kong amounts to a colossal Trojan horse: a prize so glorious that China's Communists cannot leave it outside the gates but which, once inside, will destroy those in power" with its irrepressible example of roiling capitalism and affluence, and its concentrated economic power.

  • Although white Americans have tended to ignore or downplay this joyful side of native culture, the fact remains that boisterous name-calling and irrepressible nicknaming was at one time as popular among the so-called Six Nations and five Civilized Tribes as among Big Eight or PAC Ten football fans today.

  • Grey is utterly irrepressible.

  • Otherwise, everyone expressed dismay at the epic, record length (four hours plus) and a dance number strange even by Oscar standards (it included what were apparently interpretive steps to World War II), but marveled at Roberto Benigni's irrepressible speeches and Shakespeare in Love 's upset win.

  • Granma is one of the few traditional Communist Party newspapers left in the world, imbued with irrepressible optimism about the prospects for the sugar harvest and for the Cuban economy in general as the country limps along in the economic misery that it calls, on Castro's insistence, "The Special Period in Peacetime."


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