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bearable

[bair-uh-buh l] /ˈbɛər ə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being endured or tolerated; endurable.
Origin of bearable
1540-1550
First recorded in 1540-50; bear1 + -able
Related forms
bearableness, noun
bearably, adverb
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bearable

/ˈbɛərəbəl/
adjective
1.
endurable; tolerable
Derived Forms
bearably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for bearable
adj.

"endurable," mid-15c., from bear (v.) + -able. Related: Bearably.

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