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in·tol·er·a·ble

 (ĭn-tŏl′ər-ə-bəl)
adj.
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.

intolerable

(ɪnˈtɒlərəbəl)
adj
1. more than can be tolerated or endured; insufferable
2. informal extremely irritating or annoying
inˌtoleraˈbility, inˈtolerableness n
inˈtolerably adv

in•tol•er•a•ble

(ɪnˈtɒl ər ə bəl)

adj.
1. not tolerable; unendurable; insufferable: intolerable pain.
2. excessive.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
in•tol`er•a•bil′i•ty, in•tol′er•a•ble•ness, n.
in•tol′er•a•bly, adv.

intolerable

intolerant
1. 'intolerable'

If a situation is intolerable, it is so bad that you cannot bear it.

They find this situation intolerable.
...the things that made his life intolerable.
2. 'intolerant'

Someone who is intolerant tries to prevent people from behaving in ways that they do not approve of, or from expressing opinions that they do not agree with.

She is intolerant by nature.
...intolerant attitudes toward non-Catholics.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intolerable - incapable of being put up with; "an intolerable degree of sentimentality"
impermissible - not permitted; "impermissible behavior"
tolerable - capable of being borne or endured; "the climate is at least tolerable"

intolerable

adjective unbearable, insufferable, unendurable, impossible, painful, excruciating, insupportable, beyond bearing, not to be borne, more than flesh and blood can stand They felt this would place intolerable pressure on them.
tolerable, bearable, supportable, endurable, sufferable

intolerable

adjective
So unpleasant or painful as not to be endured or tolerated:
Translations
لا يُطاق، لا يُحْتَمَل
nesnesitelnýneúnosný
utålelig
tûrhetetlen
óbærilegur, óòolandi
nepakantumasnepakantusnepakeliamainepakeliamasnetolerantiškas
neciešamsneizturamsnepanesams
neúnosný

intolerable

[ɪnˈtɒlərəbl] ADJintolerable
this is intolerable!¡esto es intolerable!
it is intolerable thates intolerable que + subjun, no se puede consentir que + subjun

intolerable

[ɪnˈtɒlərəbəl] adj [pressure, situation, conditions] → intolérable

intolerable

adj, intolerably

intolerable

[ɪnˈtɒlrəbl] adjintollerabile

intolerable

(inˈtolərəbl) adjective
that cannot be endured or borne. intolerable pain; This delay is intolerable.
inˈtolerably adverb
inˈtolerant adjective
(often with of) unwilling to endure or accept eg people whose ideas etc are different from one's own, members of a different race or religion etc. an intolerant attitude; He is intolerant of others' faults.
inˈtolerance noun
References in classic literature ?
Such is the endlessness, yea, the intolerableness of all earthly effort.
An atheist who loves humanity but who finds he cannot really help it will soon begin to hate it, much as, Dostoevsky writes, parents who helplessly watch their children starve will actually begin to hate them-"precisely because of the intolerableness of their suffering.