supportable

[ suh-pawr-tuh-buh l, -pohr- ]
/ səˈpɔr tə bəl, -ˈpoʊr- /

adjective

capable of being supported; endurable; maintainable.

Nearby words

  1. support group,
  2. support level,
  3. support mission,
  4. support price,
  5. support system,
  6. supporter,
  7. supporting,
  8. supportive,
  9. supportive psychotherapy,
  10. supportive therapy

Origin of supportable

First recorded in 1525–35; support + -able

Related forms
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Examples from the Web for unsupportable


British Dictionary definitions for unsupportable

unsupportable

/ (ˌʌnsəˈpɔːtəbəl) /

adjective

not able to be supported
not able to be defendedunsupportable actions

supportable

/ (səˈpɔːtəbəl) /

adjective

able to be supported or endured; bearable
Derived Formssupportability or supportableness, nounsupportably, adverb

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