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Pronunciation:  in'tâlurubul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  completely unacceptable; "this noise is intolerable"
  2. [adj]  impossible to tolerate or endure; "an intolerable degree of sentimentality"

INTOLERABLE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: bitter, impossible, insufferable, unacceptable, unbearable, unendurable, unsufferable, unsupportable
 Antonyms: tolerable
 See Also: impermissible



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*tol"er*a*ble\, a. [F. intol['e]rable, L.
intolerabilis. See {In-} not, and {Tolerable}.]
1. Not tolerable; not capable of being borne or endured; not
   proper or right to be allowed; insufferable;
   insupportable; unbearable; as, intolerable pain;
   intolerable heat or cold; an intolerable burden.

   His insolence is more intolerable Than all the princes in
   the land beside.                            --Shak.

4. Enormous.

         This intolerable deal of sack.        --Shak.
   -- {In*tol"er*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {In*tol"er*a*bly}, adv.

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