unbearable

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adjective un·bear·able \ˌən-ˈber-ə-bəl\

Definition of unbearable

  1. :  not bearable :  unendurable <unbearable pain>

unbearably

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Examples of unbearable in a sentence

  1. We were in an almost unbearable state of excitement.

  2. <this heat is unbearable—when are we going to get air-conditioning?>

15th Century

First Known Use of unbearable

15th century


UNBEARABLE Defined for English Language Learners

unbearable

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adjective un·bear·able \ˌən-ˈber-ə-bəl\

Definition of unbearable for English Language Learners

  • : too bad, harsh, or extreme to be accepted or endured : not bearable


UNBEARABLE Defined for Kids

unbearable

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adjective un·bear·able \ˌən-ˈber-ə-bəl\

Definition of unbearable for Students

  1. :  seeming too great or too bad to put up with <There was a long, unbearable silence. — Blue Balliett, Chasing Vermeer>

unbearably

\-blē\ adverb <an unbearably long story>


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