quasi-intolerably

intolerable

[in-tol-er-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
not tolerable; unendurable; insufferable: intolerable pain.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin intolerābilis. See in-3, tolerable

intolerability, intolerableness, noun
intolerably, adverb
quasi-intolerable, adjective
quasi-intolerably, adverb
superintolerable, adjective
superintolerableness, noun
superintolerably, adverb

intolerable, intolerant.


1. unbearable, insupportable.


1. endurable.
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intolerable (ɪnˈtɒlərəbəl)
 
adj
1.  more than can be tolerated or endured; insufferable
2.  informal extremely irritating or annoying
 
intolera'bility
 
n
 
in'tolerableness
 
n
 
in'tolerably
 
adv

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intolerable
1435, from L. intolerabilis "that cannot bear, that cannot be borne," from in- "not" + tolerabilis "that may be endured," from tolerare "to tolerate" (see toleration). Intolerance "unwillingness to endure a differing opinion" first attested 1765.
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