supportable

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

adjective

capable of being supported; endurable; maintainable.

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Origin of supportable

First recorded in 1525–35; support + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM supportable

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Example sentences from the Web for unsupportable

British Dictionary definitions for unsupportable (1 of 2)

unsupportable
/ (ˌʌnsəˈpɔːtəbəl) /

adjective

not able to be supported
not able to be defendedunsupportable actions

British Dictionary definitions for unsupportable (2 of 2)

supportable
/ (səˈpɔːtəbəl) /

adjective

able to be supported or endured; bearable

Derived forms of supportable

supportability or supportableness, nounsupportably, adverb
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