endurable

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

Definition of endurable

  1. :  capable of being endured :  bearable

endurably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of endurable in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of endurable

1796



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