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1. bearable

adjective. ['ˈbɛrəbəl'] capable of being borne though unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • sufferable
  • endurable
  • supportable

Antonyms

  • impermissible
  • unsatisfactory
  • unendurable
  • insufferable

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • bear (English)
  • bere (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Bearable

  • comparable
  • repairable
  • wearable
  • terrible
  • parable
  • marable

Example sentences of the word bearable


1. Noun, singular or mass
Luckily, there are many treatments that will help make the rash bearable and prevent scarring.

2. Adjective
Slowly begin to massage even deeper, but within the limits of bearable pain.

Quotes containing the word bearable


1. For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
- Carl Sagan

2. I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.
- Bob Hope

3. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven's sake.
- Kurt Vonnegut

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