- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||too disagreeable, difficult, or painful to be endured; not tolerable.
The working conditions in the mines were intolerable and the union leaders called for a strike.The air-conditioned movie theater provided a place to escape from the intolerable heat.
- bearable, tolerable
- similar words:
- hateful, impossible, oppressive, outrageous, unbearable
||abusive, heavy, objectionable, sore
||intolerably (adv.), intolerableness (n.)