insupportable

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adjective in·sup·port·able \ˌin(t)-sə-ˈpȯr-tə-bəl\

Definition of insupportable

  1. :  not supportable: a :  more than can be endured <insupportable pain> b :  impossible to justify <insupportable charges>

insupportably

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Examples of insupportable in a sentence

  1. <the insupportable arrogance of that jerk is more than anyone should have to bear>

  2. <the organization's racist views have been denounced as morally insupportable>

Origin and Etymology of insupportable

Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin insupportabilis, from Latin in- + supportare to support


First Known Use: circa 1530


INSUPPORTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

insupportable

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adjective in·sup·port·able \ˌin(t)-sə-ˈpȯr-tə-bəl\

Definition of insupportable for English Language Learners

  • : more or worse than can be dealt with or accepted


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