insupportable

[ in-suh-pawr-tuh-buh l, -pohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF insupportable
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After my marriage, my old malady rose to an insupportable height.

The conversation was rapidly becoming insupportable to Artois.

His soul was in a tumult, and he was driven on by fears that were all but insupportable.

By now I might have found existence insupportable, and so—who knows?

To her the idea of associating with a wild, and unruly character like this was insupportable.

"You are insupportable, Peter Barrington," said she, rising in anger.

She wished he could have come, for her loneliness began to be insupportable.

Whatever did not flatter my vanity, was to me insupportable.

He said he had brought an insupportable shame upon the family.

She could not meet the insupportable expression of his greedy eyes.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from French insupportable (14c.) or directly from Late Latin insupportabilis, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + Latin supportare "to carry" (see support).

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