insufferable

adjective in·suf·fer·able \ (ˌ)in-ˈsə-f(ə-)rə-bəl \

Definition of insufferable

:not to be endured :intolerable
  • an insufferable bore

insufferableness

noun

insufferably

play \(ˌ)in-ˈsə-f(ə-)rə-blē\ adverb

Examples of insufferable in a Sentence

  1. I can't take any more of her insufferable arrogance.

  2. an insufferable bore whose only topic of conversation is himself

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First Known Use of insufferable

15th century


INSUFFERABLE Defined for English Language Learners

insufferable

adjective

Definition of insufferable for English Language Learners

  • : very bad or unpleasant : too unpleasant to deal with or accept


INSUFFERABLE Defined for Kids

insufferable

adjective in·suf·fer·able \ in-ˈsə-fə-rə-bəl \

Definition of insufferable for Students

:impossible to bear
  • insufferable behavior

insufferably

\-blē\ adverb


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