sufferable

  • 1 sufferable — [suf′ərə bəl] adj. that can be suffered, endured, or allowed sufferably adv. * * * suf·fer·a·ble (sŭfʹər ə bəl, sŭfʹrə ) adj. Possible to suffer, endure, or permit; tolerable: sufferable punishment; sufferable difficulties.   sufʹfer·a·ble·ness n …

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  • 2 Sufferable — Suf fer*a*ble, a. [Cf. F. souffrable.] 1. Able to suffer or endure; patient. [Obs.] Ye must be sufferable. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That may be suffered, tolerated, or permitted; allowable; tolerable. [1913 Webster] {Suf fer*a*ble*ness}, n.… …

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  • 3 sufferable — index allowable, permissible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 sufferable — mid 14c., allowed, permissible; late 14c., able to be endured, from Anglo Fr., O.Fr. souffrable and Anglo L. sufferabilis; see SUFFER (Cf. suffer) + ABLE (Cf. able) …

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  • 5 sufferable — [suf′ərə bəl] adj. that can be suffered, endured, or allowed sufferably adv …

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  • 6 sufferable — adjective capable of being borne though unpleasant sufferable punishment • Syn: ↑bearable, ↑endurable, ↑supportable • Similar to: ↑tolerable • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 7 sufferable — adjective see suffer …

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  • 8 sufferable — adjective That may be suffered; capable of being tolerated, endured or permitted; allowable; tolerable. Ant: insufferable See Also: sufferableness, sufferably …

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  • 9 sufferable — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Capable of being tolerated: bearable, endurable, tolerable. See CONTINUE …

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  • 10 sufferable — suf·fer·a·ble || sÊŒfÉ™rÉ™bl adj. endurable, tolerable …

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  • 11 sufferable — suf·fer·able …

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  • 12 Sufferableness — Sufferable Suf fer*a*ble, a. [Cf. F. souffrable.] 1. Able to suffer or endure; patient. [Obs.] Ye must be sufferable. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That may be suffered, tolerated, or permitted; allowable; tolerable. [1913 Webster] {Suf… …

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  • 13 Sufferably — Sufferable Suf fer*a*ble, a. [Cf. F. souffrable.] 1. Able to suffer or endure; patient. [Obs.] Ye must be sufferable. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That may be suffered, tolerated, or permitted; allowable; tolerable. [1913 Webster] {Suf… …

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  • 14 suffer — sufferable, adj. sufferableness, n. sufferably, adv. sufferer, n. /suf euhr/, v.i. 1. to undergo or feel pain or distress: The patient is still suffering. 2. to sustain injury, disadvantage, or loss: One …

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  • 15 tolerable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. endurable, bearable; passable, not bad. See content, goodness, leniency. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Bearable] Syn. endurable, sufferable, sustainable; see bearable . 2. [Passable] Syn. fairly good,… …

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  • 16 bearable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. endurable, tolerable, passable, admissible, supportable, sufferable. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. tolerable, endurable. ANT.: unbearable III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Capable of being tolerated: endurable,… …

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  • 17 endurable — adjective capable of being borne though unpleasant sufferable punishment • Syn: ↑bearable, ↑sufferable, ↑supportable • Similar to: ↑tolerable • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 18 supportable — adjective capable of being borne though unpleasant sufferable punishment • Syn: ↑bearable, ↑endurable, ↑sufferable • Similar to: ↑tolerable • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 19 Declaration of Independence — Declaration of Independence, n. (Amer. Hist.) The document promugated, July 4, 1776, by the leaders of the thirteen British Colonies in America that they have formed an independent country. See note below. [PJC] Note: The Declaration of… …

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  • 20 Endurable — En*dur a*ble, a. [Cf. OF. endurable. See {Endure}.] Capable of being endured or borne; sufferable. Macaulay. {En*dur a*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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