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How to use insupportable in a sentence

She had not advanced as rapidly as she had hoped to do, and it would be insupportable humiliation to return.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The wretched inefficiency of Edward had by this time rendered the position of his adherents in Scotland all but insupportable.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The light wounds him, glory is a sight insupportable to him, and makes him want to veil his eyes with his bat-like wings.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
I was glad when the darkness fell again, for the sight of his bowed head and set features was insupportable to me.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
At first this melancholy task was insupportable, but I persevered; and in a short time became reconciled to it.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
David's anguish was insupportable when he thought of Madame Bastien's despair if he should return to her alone.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
He also wrote of events that occurred when liberty had fled, and the yoke of despotism was nearly insupportable.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
The sky was lit with an Oriental splendor of insupportable purity, leaving naught for the imagination to desire.
A PASSION IN THE DESERTHONORE DE BALZAC
The rigidity of her metallic eyes and their insupportable luster made him shudder, especially when the animal walked towards him.
A PASSION IN THE DESERTHONORE DE BALZAC
This the kind-hearted man granted for a mile or two, but then found the additional burden insupportable.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INSUPPORTABLE

  • a bit much
  • enough
  • heavy-handed
  • impossible
  • inadmissible
  • insufferable
  • insupportable
  • intolerable
  • last straw
  • oppressive
  • unacceptable
  • unendurable
  • unsupportable
  • unsurpassable
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