follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

insupportable

[in-suh-pawr-tuh-buh l, -pohr-] /ˌɪn səˈpɔr tə bəl, -ˈpoʊr-/
adjective
1.
not endurable; unbearable; insufferable:
insupportable pain.
2.
incapable of support or justification, as by evidence or collected facts:
an insupportable accusation.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Late Latin insupportābilis. See in-3, supportable
Related forms
insupportableness, insupportability, noun
insupportably, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for in-supportable

insupportable

/ˌɪnsəˈpɔːtəbəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being endured; intolerable; insufferable
2.
incapable of being supported or justified; indefensible
Derived Forms
insupportableness, noun
insupportably, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for in-supportable

insupportable

adj.

1520s, from French insupportable (14c.) or directly from Late Latin insupportabilis, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + Latin supportare "to carry" (see support).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for insupportable

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for in

2
3
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with in-supportable

Nearby words for in-supportable