endurable

adjective
en·​dur·​able | \in-ˈdu̇r-ə-bəl, -ˈdyu̇r-, en-\

Definition of endurable 

: capable of being endured : bearable

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Other Words from endurable

endurably \ -​blē \ adverb

Examples of endurable in a Sentence

a flu shot is never pleasant, but I find the momentary pain entirely endurable

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Scandal got, on some level, that occasional dramas are lots of fun but a news cycle that’s only dramas becomes endurable only by tuning out. Daniel D'addario, Time, "Scandal Helped Define the Obama Era. And Maybe Predicted Trump's," 19 Apr. 2018 Shoe, $995, aquazzura.com Peek-a-bearable The classic, medium-heel pump is a more endurable height. Rebecca Malinsky, WSJ, "Transparently Pretty Shoes: Which Height is Right for You?," 23 Feb. 2017 Shoe, $995, aquazzura.com Peek-a-bearable The classic, medium-heel pump is a more endurable height. Rebecca Malinsky, WSJ, "Transparently Pretty Shoes: Which Height is Right for You?," 23 Feb. 2017 He´s as endurable pitcher as there is in the game, a guy that will give us innings and strikeouts. Associated Press, WIRED, "Nomo Goes Home," 21 Dec. 2001

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First Known Use of endurable

1796, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of endurable was in 1796

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