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[ UK /ɪnsəpˈɔːtəbə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˌɪnsəˈpɔɹtəbəɫ/ ]
  1. incapable of being justified or explained
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How To Use insupportable In A Sentence

  • 'tierce' with the intervals of music which bears those names: when he made a feint he cried out, "take care of this 'diesis'," because anciently they called the 'diesis' a feint: and when he had made the foil fly from my hand, he would add, with a sneer, that this was a pause: in a word, I never in my life saw a more insupportable pedant. The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau — Complete
  • Anthony had written that life without Anna had no savour, was tedious, insupportable. IN LOVE AND WAR
  • She called him "insupportable:" she railed at him for a "dévot:" she did not love, but she wanted to marry, that she might bind him to her interest. Villette
  • The Israeli army doesn't even make this insupportable claim.
  • Too many liberals, who approved the words, found the actions insupportable.
  • I like how the court thinks; I am increasingly of the opinion that the multifactor confusion test, though it has its weaknesses, is superior to the rigid and ultimately insupportable falsity/misleadingness distinction. Archive 2009-06-01
  • “It is my duty,” says Sir Charles Bell, “to visit certain wards of the hospital where there is no patient admitted but with that complaint which most fills the imagination with the idea of insupportable pain and certain death. Uncollected Prose
  • Here we have a simple tale of him leaping to conclusions, making unsupported and insupportable inferences, and being treated as a hero for it.
  • The arguments for restrictions on sales of ugly fruit are so ‘rotten’ that they are logically insupportable.
  • I went through some of the other instances where he made declarations that appeared insupportable.
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