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intolerable (adj.)

late 14c., from Latin intolerabilis "that cannot bear; that cannot be borne," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + tolerabilis "that may be endured," from tolerare "to bear, endure" (see toleration). Related: Intolerably.

updated on December 23, 2015

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Definitions of intolerable from WordNet

intolerable (adj.)
incapable of being tolerated or endured;
an intolerable degree of sentimentality
Synonyms: unbearable / unendurable
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