View definitions for unbearable


adjective as in very bad; too much

Discover More

Example Sentences

Unable to be yourself constantly trying to fit the Iowa Culture caused anxiety that could be unbearable at times with your dreams and career on the line.

Lately, it’s been hard to ignore the unbearable oldness of American politics.

From Vox

It is where all the things that make the world unbearable are rendered into a space where we can at last, finally and for once, survive them.

From Vox

They would be unbearable without technology such as air conditioning.

Sure enough, when the hour came, cheers and applause went up across Paris, breaking an almost unbearable silence that had fallen over Europe’s most densely-packed city.

From Time

She had grown so perfect and gentle and consoling that it was unbearable, she was a big, round smooth balloon without a face.

Griffin wore a Captain America costume, complete with a mask, which he was nearly unbearable in the sweltering heat.

Why do we only talk about gun control after the most unbearable national tragedies?

“Living in Vietnam became unbearable,” remembers another refugee.

This unbearable realization riddles us with a paralyzing existential anxiety that we need to do something with, and quickly.

We were now within the tropics, but found the heat greatly moderated by the trade wind, and only unbearable in the cabin.

All at once it seemed to Um-ko an unbearable thing for any spark of life to be so prisoned.

I have emerged from the strife victorious, in so far that life has ceased to be unbearable.

Suddenly the whole palace shook terribly, the floor seemed to reel, an unbearable sound raged at my ears.

Music that is all rushing climaxes is unbearable; a picture must not be a glare of high lights.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unbearable, such as: a bit much, insufferable, intolerable, oppressive, unacceptable, and unendurable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.