tolerably


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tol·er·a·ble

 (tŏl′ər-ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being tolerated; endurable: found the workload tolerable and so kept the job.
2. Acceptable but not superior; passable: "This encouraged me to think I might possibly in time come to be a tolerable English writer" (Benjamin Franklin). See Synonyms at average.

tol′er·a·bil′i·ty, tol′er·a·ble·ness n.
tol′er·a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.tolerably - in an acceptable (but not outstanding) mannertolerably - in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner; "she plays tennis tolerably"
intolerably, unacceptably - to an unacceptable degree; "The percentage of lead in our drinking water is unacceptably high"
Translations

tolerably

[ˈtɒlərəblɪ] ADV (= moderately) [good, comfortable] → medianamente
a tolerably good playerun jugador pasable
it is tolerably certain thates casi seguro que ...

tolerably

[ˈtɒlərəbli] adv
tolerably good → tolérable

tolerably

advziemlich; tolerably wellganz leidlich or annehmbar, ziemlich gut; they are tolerably well-educatedsie sind leidlich gebildet or (rather well) → ziemlich gebildet

tolerably

[ˈtɒlərəblɪ] adv (good, comfortable) → abbastanza
References in classic literature ?
Moreover, his hand was tolerably free; he stopped up his nose and resigned himself.
He was anxious to avoid the notice of his cousins, from a conviction that if they saw him depart, they could not fail to conjecture his design, and he was not willing to have the attempt known till its success might be known likewise; for though feeling almost secure, and with reason, for Charlotte had been tolerably encouraging, he was comparatively diffident since the adventure of Wednesday.
I may be a baby," said the Mouse, gravely, as he passed outward through the forest of shins, "but I know tolerably well how to diagnose a volcano.
In my judgment, the figure," said the Critic, "is tolerably good, though rather Etrurian, but the expression of the face is decidedly Tuscan, and therefore false to nature.
Fish--sole, salmon, or whiting--usually tolerably good.
Her feelings are tolerably acute, and she is so charmingly artless in their display as to afford the most reasonable hope of her being ridiculous, and despised by every man who sees her.
Volumnia," replies Sir Leicester, who has a list in his hand, "we are doing tolerably.
I do not know but that the place agrees with her tolerably.
But Sunday made her a very creditable and tolerably cheerful-looking Mrs.
No; you know I have a tolerably handsome house; and that house composes the better part of my property.
Ostensibly she went to get some shades of Berlin wool, at a tolerably respectable shop that was chiefly supported by the ladies of the vicinity: really--I trust there is no breach of charity in supposing that she went with the idea of meeting either with the Rector himself, or some other admirer by the way; for as we went along, she kept wondering 'what Hatfield would do or say, if we met him,' &c.
The difference was finally adjusted, by the man who had come out of the cabin knocking the other into it head first, and taking the helm into his own hands, without evincing the least discomposure himself, or causing any in his friend, who, being of a tolerably strong constitution and perfectly inured to such trifles, went to sleep as he was, with his heels upwards, and in a couple of minutes or so was snoring comfortably.