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Definitions for insupportable
ˌɪn səˈpɔr tə bəl, -ˈpoʊr-in·sup·port·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indefensible, insupportable, unjustifiable, unwarrantable, unwarrantedadjective

    incapable of being justified or explained

Wiktionary

  1. insupportableadjective

    Not supportable; incapable of being supported or borne; unendurable; insufferable; intolerable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insupportableadjective

    incapable of being supported or borne; unendurable; insufferable; intolerable; as, insupportable burdens; insupportable pain

    Etymology: [L. insupportabilis: cf. F. insupportable. See In- not, and Support.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Insupportable

    in-sup-pōrt′a-bl, adj. not supportable or able to be endured: unbearable: insufferable: (Spens.) irresistible.—n. Insupport′ableness.—adv. Insupport′ably.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insupportable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insupportable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of insupportable in a Sentence

  1. Francois De La Rochefoucauld:

    To be deceived by our enemies or betrayed by our friends in insupportable; yet by ourselves we are often content to be so treated.

  2. George Wither:

    I wonder how so insupportable a thing as a bookseller was ever permitted to grow up in the Commonwealth. Many of our modern booksellers are but needless excrements, or rather vermin.

  3. John Bunyan:

    Nothing can render affliction so insupportable as the load of sin. Would you then be fitted for afflictions? Be sure to get the burden of your sins laid aside, and then what affliction soever you may meet with will be very easy to you.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A man of genius is privileged only as far as he is genius. His dullness is as insupportable as any other dullness.

  5. Richard Steele:

    The insupportable labor of doing nothing.

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