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Impossible to tolerate or endure; unbearable: intolerable agony.

in·tol′er·a·bil′i·ty, in·tol′er·a·ble·ness n.
in·tol′er·a·bly adv.
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Keegan had been convicted of "serious'' crimes and that her sentence needed to reflect "the blameworthiness of the underlying crime and its intolerability.
The defense of it faces objections familiar to human rights theory such as undue burdensomeness, unclaimability, and infeasibility, as well as some less familiar objections such as illiberality, intolerability, and ideals of the family.
Sacral neuromodulation outcomes for the treatment of refractory idiopathic detrusor overactivity stratified by indication: Lack of anticholinergic efficacy versus intolerability.
2006; PRISMS [Prevention of Relapses and Disability by Interferon Beta-1a Subcutaneously in Multiple Sclerosis] Study Group, 1998; The IFNB Multiple Sclerosis Study Group and The University of British Columbia MS/MRI Analysis Group, 1995) Treatment Dose Indication Interferon beta-1b 250-mcg SC qod Relapsing forms of MS and CIS Interferon beta-1a 30-mcg im weekly Relapsing forms of MS and CIS Interferon beta-1a 22- or 44- mcg SC Relapsing forms of thrice a week MS and CIS Glatiramer acetate 20-mg SC daily Relapsing forms of MS and CIS Natalizumab 300-mg iv every Relapsing forms of 28 days MS, generally recommended for those who have had inadequate response or intolerability to other MS medications FingoMmod 0.
This patient segment remains underserved as physicians have few to no pharmacological options following treatment failure with or intolerability to cyclosporine, and as a result physicians often resort to prescribing off-label therapies.
Although this does not show true incidence of ARF in malaria as this study involved only those cases of malaria who were admitted in our tertiary care hospital referred from periphery because of severity of illness or intolerability of drugs.
Such moments are themselves exceptional experiences in that they present "the open-ended intolerability of the present [that] is as impossible not to see as it is to assimilate.
In addition, Mundy wrote that "the guidance fails sufficiently to acknowledge the heavy presumption in favor of life-prolonging treatment and that the touchstone of best interests is intolerability," PA News reported.
Too many workers spend their lives toiling in jobs that even a masochist would admit redefine intolerability.
Even when patients are offered therapy, an important obstacle to successful treatment is medication intolerability.
the intolerability, of what is, at best, gross negligence concerning the