beyond bearing

variants: or

past bearing

Definition of beyond bearing


  1. :  too painful, unpleasant, etc., to be accepted or endured a grief almost past bearing

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  on or to the farther side :  farther

    :  in addition :  besides

  1. :  on or to the farther side of :  at a greater distance than

    :  out of the reach or sphere (see 1sphere 4b) of

    :  in a degree or amount surpassing

  1. :  something that lies on or to the farther side :  something that lies beyond (see 1beyond 1)

    :  something that lies outside the scope of ordinary experience

    :  hereafter

  1. :  the manner in which one behaves or comports oneself :  the manner in which one bears (see 2bear 1c) oneself

    :  the act, power, or time of bringing forth offspring or fruit

    :  a product of bearing :  crop

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to cast off or become cast off

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