[suh-pawr-tuh-buh l, -pohr-]
- capable of being supported; endurable; maintainable.
Origin of supportable
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Examples from the Web for unsupportable
Indeed, her chapter on the subject is riddled with unsupportable claims backed by dubious studies.Jane Goodall’s Troubling, Error-Filled New Book, ‘Seeds of Hope’
March 26, 2013
While federal stimulus funds provided a budget band-aid last year, the underlying dynamic is unsupportable and hasn't changed.Hate Stirs Rise in Political Death Threats
April 12, 2010
But the unsupportable absurdities of the current arrangement are becoming evident.What If New York Goes Bust?
December 22, 2008
And you have said that without enthusiasms life would be unsupportable.Painted Veils
His eyes betrayed an unsupportable sense of loss and the spirit that repudiated it.The U.P. Trail
To think that the American republic is to be a great power is unsupportable.Dealings With The Dead
A Sexton of the Old School
He was glad—a show of affection would have been unsupportable.Cytherea
The affectation of no affectation is the most unsupportable of all.
- not able to be supported
- not able to be defendedunsupportable actions
- able to be supported or endured; bearable
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