insupportable


in·sup·port·able

adjective \ˌin(t)-sə-ˈpr-tə-bəl\

: more or worse than can be dealt with or accepted

Full Definition of INSUPPORTABLE

:  not supportable:
a :  more than can be endured <insupportable pain>
b :  impossible to justify <insupportable charges>
in·sup·port·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of INSUPPORTABLE

  1. <the insupportable arrogance of that jerk is more than anyone should have to bear>
  2. <the organization's racist views have been denounced as morally insupportable>

Origin of INSUPPORTABLE

Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin insupportabilis, from Latin in- + supportare to support
First Known Use: circa 1530

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