beyond bearing

idiom
variants: or past bearing
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of beyond bearing

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

Word by Word Definitions

beyond play
  1. : on or to the farther side : farther

  2. : in addition : besides

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

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

  3. : in a degree or amount surpassing

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

  2. : something that lies outside the scope of ordinary experience

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

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

  3. : a product of bearing : crop


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