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suf·fer·a·ble

 (sŭf′ər-ə-bəl, sŭf′rə-)
adj.
Possible to suffer, endure, or permit; tolerable: sufferable punishment; sufferable difficulties.

suf′fer·a·ble·ness n.
suf′fer·a·bly adv.
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sufferable

(ˈsʌfərəbəl; ˈsʌfrə-)
adj
able to be tolerated or suffered; endurable
ˈsufferably adv
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sufferable - capable of being borne though unpleasantsufferable - capable of being borne though unpleasant; "sufferable punishment"
tolerable - capable of being borne or endured; "the climate is at least tolerable"
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sufferable

adjective
Capable of being tolerated:
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sufferable

adjerträglich
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Still, looking around me again, and seeing no possible chance of spending a sufferable night unless in some other person's bed, I began to think that after all I might be cherishing unwarrantable prejudices against this unknown harpooneer.
Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
Knightley's downright, decided, commanding sort of manner, though it suits him very well; his figure, and look, and situation in life seem to allow it; but if any young man were to set about copying him, he would not be sufferable. On the contrary, I think a young man might be very safely recommended to take Mr.
At the instant of the dart an ulcerous jet shot from this cruel wound, and goaded by it into more than sufferable anguish, the whale now spouting thick blood, with swift fury blindly darted at the craft, bespattering them and their glorying crews all over with showers of gore, capsizing Flask's boat and marring the bows.
Who can say if expansion may not one day make despair sufferable?"
Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
Il terzo capitolo (Making Suffering Sufferable) prepara la lettura diretta delle opere di Leopardi e Beckett--che vertera in particolare su testi come La ginestra per il primo e End Game e Happy Days per il secondo--mediante l'analisi comparata del concetto di desiderio in Lacan e Levinas.
The new CFA for the final model (model 2) has better adjustment scores, although they can still be considered sufferable ([chi square] = 260,981, p <.001, RMSEA = .08, NNFI =.91; [chi square]/df = 3.68, CFI = .93).
Considering that in order to take care of a person entirely, one must be present as a whole person; one must have developed and integrated the rational, sensory, affective and intuitive dimensions, without which the experience of vulnerability and pain of patients become oppressive and sufferable, forcing them to protect themselves with a set of defense mechanisms.
Nurse participants used censoring as they reasoned why dying pediatric patients were subjected to sufferable procedures, knowing what the outcome would ultimately be.
On his part, coordinator at the Lebanon Red Cross Youssef Boutros affirmed that the KRCS had made the lives of Syrian refugees a bit less sufferable by providing this essential foodstuff.
Not that it is an excuse for rudeness and insensitivity but if players like Martina Navratilova and Hingis find him sufferable and delightful then there may well be a side he keeps hidden off the circuit because he has been hurt too often by the home pyramid.