It is so difficult to condole in a manner at all sufferable.
Lady Ann was offended, and seriously: was alliance with such a woman permissible or sufferable?
Yet no man will, at this day, pretend that the Greek of his prize ode is sufferable.
Even Bully Pigeon was sufferable (as Paddy observed), if he was not altogether agreeable.
If Socialism should be the inevitable outcome it would at least come from the top and so be sufferable.
Your Madame must be insufferable indeed, seeing that her knowledge of these subjects and men did not make her sufferable to you.
early 13c., "to be made to undergo, endure" (pain, death, punishment, judgment, grief), from Anglo-French suffrir, Old French sufrir, from Vulgar Latin *sufferire, variant of Latin sufferre "to bear, undergo, endure, carry or put under," from sub "up, under" (see sub-) + ferre "to carry" (see infer).
Replaced Old English þolian, þrowian. Meaning "to meekly submit to hardship" is from late 13c. That of "to undergo" (distress, suffering, etc.) is mid-14c. Meaning "to tolerate, allow" something to occur or continue is recorded from mid-13c. Related: Suffered; suffering.