- not to be endured; intolerable; unbearable: their insufferable insolence.
Origin of insufferable
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Examples from the Web for insufferable
It could also be true that she really was an insufferable lunatic afraid of catching Ebola from the plebeians.Do We Still Hate Anne Hathaway?
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There are no doubt people who will find the bit silly and insufferable.Oscars 2014 Best Moments: Lupita Wins, Pink Sings & One Epic Selfie
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It begins with a “bad dad showdown” between Warner and Eli, where each makes the case for why his father is the most insufferable.Is ‘Dads’ the Worst Comedy You’ve Ever Seen?
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The entire episode was characters waxing poetic about their morals, which is just about as insufferable as it sounds.‘The Newsroom’ Season Finale Was Incredibly Disappointing
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Yes, it is insufferable cool, that's sartin; but it's time to expect it.The Politician Out-Witted
A look of anger and insufferable contempt was all Trover's reply.One Of Them
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You have been accustomed to talk to your village servants in a way that is insufferable.The Shellback's Progress
It was remarkable, how this insufferable creature could make me understand everything.Debts of Honor
Of course she will, and they'll be precisely a part of the insufferable side of her life.The Tragic Muse</p>
- intolerable; unendurable
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Word Origin and History for insufferable
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