- A 100+ degree day with no air conditioning is an example of something that would be described as insufferable.
- A person who is constantly talking about how much money he has and how successful he has become is an example of someone who would be described as insufferable.
The definition of insufferable is intolerable, or is someone who is full of himself or extremely arrogant.
Difficult or impossible to endure; intolerable.
(comparative more insufferable, superlative most insufferable)
in- + sufferable
- Insufferable heat usually translates to some serious discomfort, so dressing lightly is one of the best ways to counter those effects.
- It was in far later periods and in other countries that the appearance of the dogstar was regarded as the signal of insufferable heat or prevalent disease.
- This week is becoming insufferable.
- They wished to reconstruct the system which had been violently interrupted by the events of the autumn of 1641, and to found government on the cooperation between king and parliament, without defining to themselves what was to be done if the kings conduct became insufferable.
- It is certain that Sweden herself could never have extorted such favourable terms, yet " the insufferable tutelage " of France on this occasion inspired Charles XI.