endurable


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en·dur·a·ble

 (ĕn-do͝or′ə-bəl, -dyo͝or′-)
adj.
Possible to be endured; tolerable or bearable: endurable pain.

en·dur′a·bly adv.

en•dur•a•ble

(ɛnˈdʊər ə bəl, -ˈdyʊər-)

adj.
capable of being endured; bearable; tolerable.
[1600–10]
en•dur′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.endurable - capable of being borne though unpleasantendurable - capable of being borne though unpleasant; "sufferable punishment"
tolerable - capable of being borne or endured; "the climate is at least tolerable"

endurable

adjective
Capable of being tolerated:
Translations
مُحْتَمَل، قابِل للإحْتِمال
udholdelig
elviselhetõ
òolanlegur
dayanılabilirkatlanılabilir

endurable

[ɪnˈdjʊərəbl] ADJaguantable, soportable

endurable

[ɪnˈdjʊərəbl] adjsupportable

endurable

adjerträglich

endurable

[ɪnˈdjʊərəbl] adjsopportabile

endure

(inˈdjuə) verb
1. to bear patiently; to tolerate. She endures her troubles bravely; I can endure her rudeness no longer.
2. to remain firm; to last. You must endure to the end; The memory of her great acting has endured.
enˈdurable adjective
(negative unendurable) able to be borne or tolerated. This pain is scarcely endurable.
enˈdurance noun
the power or ability to bear or to last. He has amazing (power of) endurance; Her rudeness is beyond endurance; (also adjective) endurance tests.

endurable

a. soportable, aguantable, fase terminal.
References in classic literature ?
Pity, the obliging hand, the warm heart, patience, industry, and humility--these are unquestionably the qualities we shall here find flooded with the light of approval and admiration; because they are the most USEFUL qualities--; they make life endurable, they are of assistance in the "struggle for existence" which is the motive force behind the people practising this morality.
Wickham; and nothing less than a dance on Tuesday, could have made such a Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday endurable to Kitty and Lydia.
The rudi- mentary precautions to keep our imprisonment endurable he would not observe.
Even the worst would be more endurable than this hideous suspense.
Francine felt a presentiment that she should do something desperate, unless Emily joined her, and made Brighton endurable behind the horrid schoolmistress's back.
That would not be endurable in any case, and is still less so on the part of those who came to bring the queen the message of a liar.
The incessant breezes, however, which sweep these vast plains render the heats endurable.
There is the evil; so that I have not found one endurable since that time.
The Musgroves could hardly be more ready to invite than he to come, particularly in the morning, when he had no companion at home, for the Admiral and Mrs Croft were generally out of doors together, interesting themselves in their new possessions, their grass, and their sheep, and dawdling about in a way not endurable to a third person, or driving out in a gig, lately added to their establishment.
To make the wait endurable, he sat down, his carbine resting on his knees.
We know that, when the bodily constitution is gone, life is no longer endurable, though pampered with all kinds of meats and drinks, and having all wealth and all power; and shall we be told that when the very essence of the vital principle is undermined and corrupted, life is still worth having to a man, if only he be allowed to do whatever he likes with the single exception that he is not to acquire justice and virtue, or to escape from injustice and vice; assuming them both to be such as we have described?
Whereas, the world would do well to reflect, that injustice is in itself, to every generous and properly constituted mind, an injury, of all others the most insufferable, the most torturing, and the most hard to bear; and that many clear consciences have gone to their account elsewhere, and many sound hearts have broken, because of this very reason; the knowledge of their own deserts only aggravating their sufferings, and rendering them the less endurable.