[fawr-in, for-] /ˈfɔr ɪn, ˈfɒr-/
of, relating to, or derived from another country or nation; not native:
of or relating to contact or dealings with other countries; connected with foreign affairs.
external to one’s own country or nation:
a foreign country.
carried on abroad, or with other countries:
belonging to or coming from another district, province, etc.
located outside a specific district, province, etc.
belonging to or proceeding from other persons or things:
a statement supported by foreign testimony.
not belonging to the place or body where found:
foreign matter in a chemical mixture.
not related to or connected with the thing under consideration:
foreign to our discussion.
alien in character; irrelevant or inappropriate; remote.
strange or unfamiliar.
of, involving, located in, or coming from another country, area, people, etc: a foreign resident
dealing or concerned with another country, area, people, etc: a foreign office
not pertinent or related: a matter foreign to the discussion
not familiar; strange
in an abnormal place or position: foreign matter, foreign bodies
(law) outside the jurisdiction of a particular state; alien
mid-13c., ferren, foreyne “out of doors,” from Old French forain “strange, foreign; outer, external, outdoor; remote, out-of-the-way” (12c.), from Medieval Latin foranus “on the outside, exterior,” from Latin foris “outside,” literally “out of doors,” related to for1s “door,” from PIE *dhwor-ans-, from root *dhwer- “door, doorway” (see door). Spelling altered 17c. perhaps by influence of reign, sovereign. Replaced native fremd. Sense of “not in one’s own land” is first attested late 14c.
- Force of mastication
force of mastication n. The force created by the dynamic action of the masticatory muscles during the physiological act of chewing. Also called masticatory force.
adjective 1. caused by or showing sincere remorse. 2. filled with a sense of guilt and the desire for atonement; penitent: a contrite sinner. adjective 1. full of guilt or regret; remorseful 2. arising from a sense of shame or guilt: contrite promises 3. (theol) remorseful for past sin and resolved to avoid future sin
adjective 1. obviously planned or forced; artificial; strained: a contrived story. adjective 1. obviously planned, artificial, or lacking in spontaneity; forced; unnatural
uncontrollable [uhn-kuh n-troh-luh-buh l] /ˌʌn kənˈtroʊ lə bəl/ Examples Word Origin adjective 1. incapable of being controlled or restrained: uncontrollable anger. noun 2. something, as an obligation, that cannot be controlled, reduced, or dispensed with: the uncontrollables in the new federal budget. uncontrollable /ˌʌnkənˈtrəʊləbəl/ adjective 1. incapable of being controlled or managed