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Definition of "insupportable" []

  • Not endurable; intolerable: insupportable mental anguish. (adjective)
  • Lacking grounds or defense; unjustifiable: an insupportable claim. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "insupportable" in a sentence
  • "QUOTATION: To a reasonable creature, that alone is insupportable which is unreasonable; but everything reasonable may be supported."
  • "To a reasonable creature, that alone is insupportable which is unreasonable; but everything reasonable may be supported."
  • "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."