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1. tolerable

adjective. ['ˈtɑːlɝəbəl'] about average; acceptable.

Synonyms

  • passable
  • fair to middling
  • adequate

Antonyms

  • nondeductible
  • inadmissible
  • compliant
  • susceptible

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • tolerate (English)
  • toleratus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Tolerable

  • able
  • abominable
  • acceptable
  • acceptable
  • accessible
  • accountable
  • accountable
  • achievable
  • acknowledgeable
  • acknowledgeable
  • actionable
  • adaptable
  • addressable
  • adjustable
  • admirable
  • admirable
  • admissible
  • adoptable
  • adorable
  • advisable

Sentences with tolerable


1. Adjective
From birth to 6 months of age the tolerable upper limit for zinc is 4 milligrams.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Spray the wound and surrounding skin with an anesthetic spray to reduce pain and make cleaning the wound tolerable.

Quotes about tolerable


1. She is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt me, and I am in no humor at present to give consequence to young ladies who are slighted by other men.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. Anyone who cannot cope with mathematics is not fully human. At best, he is a tolerable subhuman who has learned to wear his shoes, bathe, and not make messes in the house.
- Robert A. Heinlein

3. I wish you a tolerable Thursday. That's all any of us can hope for.
- April Winchell

2. tolerable

adjective. ['ˈtɑːlɝəbəl'] capable of being borne or endured.

Synonyms

  • resistant
  • permissible
  • sufferable
  • tolerant
  • endurable
  • supportable
  • bearable

Antonyms

  • intolerable
  • absorbent
  • pervious
  • narrow-minded

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • tolerate (English)
  • toleratus (Latin)
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