Examples of tolerable in a Sentence
The heat was tolerable for only a short time.
stubbing your toe is at least a more tolerable pain than breaking your foot
Recent Examples of tolerable from the Web
The humidity is higher as well, but still tolerable, with dew points near or past 60.
That can feel stifling for longer flights or with annoying seatmates, but was tolerable for a two-hour flight.
What makes this constant balancing act tolerable is the fact that the NG has something missing from the OG – a story.
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First Known Use of tolerable
TOLERABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tolerable for English Language Learners
: unpleasant but able to be accepted or tolerated
: good enough to be accepted but not very good
TOLERABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of tolerable for Students
1 : capable of being put up with I still have pain, but it's tolerable.
2 : fairly good tolerable weather
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