Examples of intolerable in a Sentence
She divorced him on the grounds of intolerable cruelty.
this stifling heat is intolerable
Recent Examples of intolerable from the Web
But the zero-tolerance policy is itself intolerable, not to mention unconscionable and unnecessary.
Economically, the blockade is making life intolerable for many of Gaza’s 2 million residents.
Farm animals endure intolerable cruelty every day in factory farms, slaughterhouses and in transit, and their abuse is largely hidden.
Yet Philadelphia officials were willing to shut down a good agency that causes no harm merely to send a message that its religious beliefs are intolerable—precisely what the Supreme Court in Masterpiece Cakeshop said the government may not do.
The writer interviews Miami sociology professor Robert Sherwin who attributed the violence to a widespread sense of helplessness, drift, rootlessness, and an intolerable sense of lacking control.
In rejecting Savona, the president was really rejecting the coalition’s program altogether by saying that a government with unclear stances on the euro and the debt is intolerable.
Its economic policies have made life intolerable for most of the country’s 34m citizens.
But anything other than a heap of shame and a smaller supporting role for Judas is intolerable for some Christians.
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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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