- The definition of intolerable is something that is unbearable or not able to be endured.
When pain is too much to bear or cope with, this is an example of a time when the pain would be described as intolerable.
Origin: Middle English intollerable from Classical Latin intolerabilis
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- in·tolˌer·a·bilˈi·ty, in·tolˈer·a·ble·ness noun
- in·tolˈer·a·bly adverb