follow Dictionary.com

Today's Word of the Day means...

insufferable

[in-suhf-er-uh-buh l] /ɪnˈsʌf ər ə bəl/
adjective
1.
not to be endured; intolerable; unbearable:
their insufferable insolence.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; in-3 + sufferable
Related forms
insufferableness, noun
insufferably, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for insufferableness

insufferable

/ɪnˈsʌfərəbəl/
adjective
1.
intolerable; unendurable
Derived Forms
insufferableness, noun
insufferably, 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 insufferableness
insufferable
1533, from in- "not" + sufferable (see suffer).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for insufferable

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for insufferableness

24
0
Scrabble Words With Friends