- The definition of irresistible is something that you have to have because it is too desirable or wonderful to restrain yourself from having.
A delicious piece of chocolate cake is an example of something that would be described as irresistible by a person who loves chocolate cake.
Some might find these chocolates irresistible.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: LL irresistibilis
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- Impossible to resist: an irresistible impulse to sneeze.
- Having an overpowering appeal: irresistible beauty.
- irˌre·sisˌti·bilˈi·ty, irˌre·sisˈti·ble·ness noun
- irˌre·sisˈti·bly adverb