insufferable

[ in-suhf-er-uh-buhl ]
/ ɪnˈsʌf ər ə bəl /

adjective

not to be endured; intolerable; unbearable: their insufferable insolence.

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Origin of insufferable

First recorded in 1525–35; in-3 + sufferable

OTHER WORDS FROM insufferable

in·suf·fer·a·ble·ness, nounin·suf·fer·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for insufferable

insufferable
/ (ɪnˈsʌfərəbəl) /

adjective

intolerable; unendurable

Derived forms of insufferable

insufferableness, nouninsufferably, adverb
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