adjective \(ˌ)in-ˈsə-f(ə-)rə-bəl\

: very bad or unpleasant : too unpleasant to deal with or accept

Full Definition of INSUFFERABLE

:  not to be endured :  intolerable <an insufferable bore>
in·suf·fer·able·ness noun
in·suf·fer·ably \-blē\ adverb


  1. I can't take any more of her insufferable arrogance.
  2. <an insufferable bore whose only topic of conversation is himself>

First Known Use of INSUFFERABLE

15th century


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