Synonyms and Antonyms of supportable

  1. 1 capable of being defended with good reasoning against verbal attack are there ever circumstances where laws that restrict a person's freedom of speech are supportable? Synonyms defendable, defensible, justifiable, maintainable, tenable, sustainableRelated Words rational, reasonable, sensible, well-grounded; acceptable, admissible, allowable, exceptionable, legitimate, passable, unobjectionable, viable, warrantable; confirmable, provable, verifiable; explainable, explicableNear Antonyms absurd, illogical, irrational, ridiculous, unsound; extreme, outrageous, unreasonable; groundless, objectionable, unacceptable, unfounded; inexplicable, unexplainableAntonyms indefensible, insupportable, unjustifiable, unsustainable, untenable

  2. 2 capable of being endured her beloved cat had been rescued from the burning house, making her other losses at least supportable Synonyms endurable, sufferable, bearable, sustainable, tolerableRelated Words livable (also liveable), survivable; acceptable, adequate, admissible, allowable, permissible, reasonable, satisfactoryNear Antonyms agonizing, appalling, awful, bad, cruel, dire, dreadful, excruciating, frightful, ghastly, grisly, gruesome (also grewsome), harrowing, harsh, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, horrifying, lurid, macabre, monstrous, nasty, nightmarish, painful, rotten, shocking, terrible, tormenting, torturous, unfortunate, vicious, vile, wretched; unacceptable; acute, extreme, intense, piercing; abhorrent, deplorable, disgusting, distasteful, loathsome, nauseating, obnoxious, offensive, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, sickening; abominable, evil, foul, heinous, noxious, odious, unspeakableAntonyms insufferable, insupportable, intolerable, unbearable, unendurable, unsupportable

  3. 3 capable of being proven as true or real the news editor simply assumed the facts of the story were supportable and did not assign it to a fact checker Synonyms checkable, confirmable, demonstrable, empirical (also empiric), provable, verifiable, sustainableRelated Words certifiable, documentable, well-founded; defensible, excusable, justifiable, vindicable, warrantable; alleged, assumed, conjectured, guessed, presumed, surmised, suspectedNear Antonyms debatable, disprovable, disputable, refutableAntonyms indemonstrable, insupportable, unprovable, unsupportable, unsustainable, unverifiable

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