Irresistible in a sentence

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Definition of Irresistible

  • That can not be successfully resisted or opposed; superior to opposition; resistless; overpowering; as, an irresistible attraction.
  • impossible to resist; overpowering

How to use irresistible in a sentence. Irresistible pronunciation.

Lacking beauty, wit, and learning, she has an irrepressible and an irresistible virginal charm-the exceedingly rare charm of youth when it seeks not its own.
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I sometimes vowed whilst upon my knees in prayer, to abstain from it and never touch it again, but I always attempted to do this in my own strength; hence I failed, being overcome by the almost irresistible influences it had upon my appetite, so long accustomed to the use.
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His faith was transcendent, his appeals irresistible, his prayers like talking with God face to face.
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Beatrice knew the public to which her advertisements appealed; she understood exactly the baits that would prove irresistible to its folly and greed.
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At the time of Horace's engagement, Nancy had heard from Mrs. Damerel, and replied to the letter; she remembered her aunt's address, and as the distance was not great, the temptation to go there now proved irresistible.
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To those who know the literary world of London there was a sharp stroke of ironic comedy in the irresistible verdict in its favor.
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Camors, himself a musician, was capable of appreciating the masterly execution of the piece; and was so much struck by it that he felt an irresistible desire to see the performers, especially the singer.
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This temptation proved irresistible, and with one spring into the midst of the corn, she essayed to reach the prize, if Providence would permit.
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From that moment the realization of his ambitious dreams seemed assured, for he was not ignorant of the incomparable value of woman's assistance, and knew all the power of that secret and continued labor, of those small but cumulative efforts, and of those subterranean movements which assimilate feminine influence with the secret and irresistible forces of nature.
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The prefect informed the minister that the claims of the Comte de Camors were pressed upon the department by an irresistible influence; that the politics of the young Count appeared undecided and a little suspicious, but that the administration, finding it useless to oppose, thought it more politic to sustain him.
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It is not unusual that men like him, accustomed to a purely artificial life, feel a strange surprise when one of the simplest laws of nature presents itself all at once before them with a violence as imperious and irresistible as a divine law.
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She never would again expose herself to a similar slight of this kind; but she must assuredly, in the cause of good morals, at once confront the blind with the culpable, and this time with such proofs as would make the blow irresistible.
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Well, it tempts us all, and though I am much disappointed at losing her, I cannot be angry with her, for I cannot forget that I often want change myself, and the longing to get out of London is sometimes almost irresistible.
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He had a beautiful and a sonorous voice, and a manner of putting things which was irresistible to youth.
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He had an urgent need of consolation, and the temptation to see Mildred was irresistible.
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It was irresistible: the mind could not battle with it; friendship, gratitude, interest, had no power beside it.
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He did not know why, but he had suddenly an irresistible longing for the sea.
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Moreover, he took irresistible dislikes to the places where he had been miserable: he remembered the humiliation he had endured when he had waited in that studio, ravenous with hunger, for Lawson to offer him a meal, and the last occasion when he had taken the five shillings off him.
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Life had been so arduous for all of them from the start that she could not help dreading any sudden relaxation of his grasp upon what he held, though, as she knew from inspection of her own life, such sudden impulse to let go and make away from the discipline and the drudgery was sometimes almost irresistible.
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Katharine's mention of Ralph had roused within her an almost irresistible desire to explain to her the true state of the case between herself and Ralph.
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Examples of Irresistible

Example #1
When she appears on the scene, the pages of the book seem illuminated, and her smile is a benediction.
Example #2
She is beloved by the two opposite extremes of manhood-Panshin and Lavretsky.
Example #3
I was sure to take to it again.
Example #4
At the age of twelve years I commenced to use tobacco, and continued to use it, both smoking and chewing, till five years ago, when in answer to prayer the appetite was instantly removed.
Example #5
Perhaps no man has ever been more signally honored of God as an instrument in the conversion of souls.
Example #6
In his "Memorials of Methodism in Virginia," Dr. W.W. Bennet relates the following incidents in the life of John Easter, one of the pioneer ministers who labored there nearly one hundred years ago: He is represented as being the most powerful exhortatory preacher of his day.