intolerable

  • 1 intolérable — [ ɛ̃tɔlerabl ] adj. • 1265; lat. intolerabilis 1 ♦ Qu on ne peut tolérer, supporter. ⇒ insupportable. Douleur intolérable. ⇒ aigu, insoutenable. Chaleur intolérable. ⇒ accablant, infernal. « L existence serait intolérable si l on ne rêvait jamais …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Intolerable — In*tol er*a*ble, a. [F. intol[ e]rable, L. intolerabilis. See {In } not, and {Tolerable}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not tolerable; not capable of being borne or endured; not proper or right to be allowed; insufferable; insupportable; unbearable; as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 intolerable — I adjective impossible, insufferable, insupportable, unbearable, unendurable associated concepts: intolerable cruelty, intolerable severity II index deplorable, insufferable, loathsome …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 intolerable — adjetivo 1. Que no se puede o no se debe tolerar o consentir por ser abusivo o estar mal hecho: ¡Esto es intolerable!, no tiene ningún derecho a tratarnos así, no se lo consiento. Tu comportamiento es intolerable, te estás pasando de la raya …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 5 intolerable — Intolerable. adj. de t. g. Qui ne se peut tolerer. C est un desordre intolerable. cela est intolerable …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 intolerable — late 14c., from L. intolerabilis that cannot bear, that cannot be borne, from in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + tolerabilis that may be endured, from tolerare to tolerate (see TOLERATION (Cf. toleration)). Related: Intolerably …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 intolerable — [adj] unacceptable; beyond bearing a bit much, enough already*, excruciating, extreme, impossible, insufferable, insupportable, last straw*, offensive, painful, unbearable, undesirable, unendurable; concept 529 Ant. acceptable, bearable,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 intolerable — Intolerable, Intolerabilis, Intolerandus …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 9 intolerable — (Del lat. intolerabĭlis). adj. Que no se puede tolerar …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 10 intolerable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unable to be endured. DERIVATIVES intolerably adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 intolerable — [in täl′ər ə bəl] adj. [ME intollerable < L intolerabilis] not tolerable; unbearable; too severe, painful, cruel, etc. to be endured intolerability n. intolerableness intolerably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 intolerable — adj. 1) intolerable to 2) intolerable to + inf. (it s intolerable to allow hardened criminals to roam our streets) 3) intolerable that + clause (it is intolerable that such excesses are allowed) * * * [ɪn tɒl(ə)rəb(ə)l] intolerable to intolerable …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 intolerable — ► adjetivo Que no puede ser tolerado o soportado: ■ es intolerable que te hayan hablado así; resulta intolerable este escándalo a estas horas. SINÓNIMO inaguantable ANTÓNIMO soportable tolerable * * * intolerable 1 adj. Aplicado a acciones, tan… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 14 intolerable — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove, seem ▪ become ▪ make sth ▪ The constant pain made her life intolerable. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 intolerable — in|tol|e|ra|ble [ınˈtɔlərəbəl US ˈta: ] adj too difficult, bad, annoying etc for you to accept or deal with ≠ ↑tolerable ▪ This is intolerable! exclaimed Sir Rufus. ▪ The pain had become intolerable. intolerable burden/strain/pressure ▪ Caring… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 INTOLÉRABLE — adj. des deux genres Qu on ne peut souffrir, supporter patiemment. Des douleurs intolérables. La chaleur est intolérable.   Il signifie plus ordinairement, Qu on ne peut tolérer. Cela est intolérable. Injure intolérable …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 17 INTOLÉRABLE — adj. des deux genres Qu’on ne peut tolérer. Sa présence m’est intolérable. Injure intolérable. Il signifie, par analogie, Qu’on ne peut souffrir, supporter patiemment. Douleurs intolérables. Chaleur intolérable …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 18 intolerable — in|tol|er|a|ble [ ın talərəbl ] adjective * impossible to bear or deal with: intolerable pain The noise is making our lives intolerable. an intolerable situation ╾ in|tol|er|a|bly adverb: intolerably slow progress …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 intolerable — [[t]ɪntɒ̱lərəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe something as intolerable, you mean that it is so bad or extreme that no one can bear it or tolerate it. They felt this would put intolerable pressure on them... Human rights abuses by any party… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 intolerable */ — UK [ɪnˈtɒlərəb(ə)l] / US [ɪnˈtɑlərəb(ə)l] adjective impossible to bear or deal with intolerable pain The noise is making our lives intolerable. an intolerable situation Derived word: intolerably adverb intolerably slow progress …

    English dictionary


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