Examples of intolerable in a Sentence
She divorced him on the grounds of intolerable cruelty.
this stifling heat is intolerable
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But whereas Steve Carell’s Michael Scott is a mostly well-meaning guy who just wants to be liked, Gervais’s David Brent is an intolerable guy who just wants to be liked.
The fact that foreigners are profiting from all this makes the situation even more intolerable.
Poverty and hunger are reaching intolerable levels.
Caring about the handmaid as a person is intolerable; after a broad hint from Serena, Fred asks Commander Pryce if Nick couldn’t perhaps be awarded a promotion to, say, Washington.
In a reversal of last century’s common sense, the Court found that corporations did have free speech rights after all and that campaign finance laws placed an intolerable restriction on those rights.
But a freeze, as Tillerson noted in Seoul a year ago, would merely enshrine a status quo that Trump has viewed as intolerable.
That, combined with increasing rates of food insecurity and intolerable rates of infant and maternal mortality, means that the county will need to find ways to support departments tasked with addressing these issues.
But for Smith, the 43-year-old mother who lives across the street from Tuesday’s crime scene, the violence in her neighborhood and across the city is becoming intolerable.
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devilish, excessive, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, fancy, immoderate, inordinate, insane, lavish, overdue, overextravagant, overmuch, overweening, plethoric, steep, stiff, towering, unconscionable, undue, unmerciful;
a bit much, over the top;
INTOLERABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intolerable for English Language Learners
: too bad, harsh, or severe to be accepted or tolerated : not tolerable
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