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I can be arrogant, I can be insufferable.
Kurt Sutter

Meaning of "insufferable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INSUFFERABLE

insufferable  [ɪnˈsʌfərəbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INSUFFERABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Insufferable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES INSUFFERABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Insufferable

Insufferable is an American comic book series written by Mark Waid and digitally published by Waid's Thrillbent label. The series, described by Waid as a "dramedy", follows an estranged superhero team; the dedicated hero Nocturnus, and his arrogant, egotistical former sidekick Galahad, who are forced to reunite to tackle a new case. Insufferable reunited Waid with his Irredeemable creative team, artist Peter Krause and colorist Nolan Woodward. The series began publication on May 1, 2012, as Thrillbent's launch title.

Definition of insufferable in the English dictionary

The definition of insufferable in the dictionary is intolerable; unendurable.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INSUFFERABLE


admirable
ˈædmərəbəl
comparable
ˈkɒmpərəbəl
considerable
kənˈsɪdərəbəl
decipherable
dɪˌsaɪfərəbəl
desirable
dɪˈzaɪərəbəl
durable
ˈdjʊərəbəl
honourable
ˈɒnərəbəl
indecipherable
ˌɪndɪˈsaɪfərəbəl
memorable
ˈmɛmərəbəl
offerable
ˈɒfərəbəl
perforable
ˈpɜːfərəbəl
pilferable
ˈpɪlfərəbəl
preferable
ˈprɛfərəbəl
preferrable
ˈprefərəbəl
recoverable
rɪˈkʌvərəbəl
sufferable
ˈsʌfərəbəl
undecipherable
ˌʌndɪˈsaɪfərəbəl
unsufferable
ʌnˈsʌfərəbəl
vulnerable
ˈvʌlnərəbəl
wearable
ˈwɛərəbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INSUFFERABLE

insubjection
insubordinate
insubordinately
insubordination
insubstantial
insubstantiality
insubstantially
insucken
insufferableness
insufferably
insufficience
insufficiency
insufficient
insufficiently
insufflate
insufflation
insufflator
insula
insulae
insulant

WORDS THAT END LIKE INSUFFERABLE

able
adorable
deliverable
favourable
incomparable
incurable
innumerable
inseparable
intolerable
measurable
miserable
operable
parable
pleasurable
separable
the Honourable
tolerable
transferable
unbearable
undesirable
venerable

Synonyms and antonyms of insufferable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «INSUFFERABLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «insufferable» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of insufferable

Translation of «insufferable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INSUFFERABLE

Find out the translation of insufferable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of insufferable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «insufferable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

难以忍受
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

insufrible
570 millions of speakers

English

insufferable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

असह्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لا يطاق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

невыносимый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

insuportável
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অসহনীয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

insupportable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak dapat dipertahankan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unerträglich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鼻持ちならない
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

참을 수없는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Insufferable
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không chịu nổi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அவதியற்றுக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

असह्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çekilmez
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

insopportabile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nieznośny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нестерпний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

insuportabil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανυπόφορος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ondraaglike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

insufferable
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ulidelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of insufferable

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INSUFFERABLE»

The term «insufferable» is regularly used and occupies the 84.409 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INSUFFERABLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about insufferable

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6 QUOTES WITH «INSUFFERABLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word insufferable.
1
Cyrano de Bergerac
The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages.
2
Glenn Frey
I'm just as insufferable and useless as every other dad is. The dynamic never changes, no matter what you do for a living.
3
John Masefield
Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise. But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it.
4
Ellen McLaughlin
I just realized at some point that I was hopelessly in love with the theater. I fought it for a long time because I thought theater was for, you know, insufferable actors.
5
Kurt Sutter
I can be arrogant, I can be insufferable.
6
Honeysuckle Weeks
From the very start, if there was a spotlight, I would step into it. My parents wondered what to do with this insufferable show-off. They chose acting for me, and I'm very grateful I can still make a living from it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INSUFFERABLE»

Discover the use of insufferable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to insufferable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Insufferable Gaucho
These five astonishing stories, along with two compelling essays, show Bolano as a magician, pulling bloodthirsty rabbits out of his hat.
Roberto Bolaño, 2013
2
Downtrodden Abbey: The Interminable Saga of an Insufferable ...
Welcome to Downtrodden Abbey, where a battle for the deed to the property is waged between legitimate aristocrats and literal pretenders to the throne.
Gillian Fetlocks, 2013
3
Insufferable Indifference – The Mocking of America:
Biting social commentary mixed with philosophical musings will challenge your sensibilities. “a blend of autobiography and political and philosophical commentary that calls upon Americans to enforce the foundations of democracy.” D. ...
Neil E. Clement, 2013
4
Stabbed in the Back: Confronting Back Pain in an Overtreated ...
If there is an operational definition, it is that the suffering is insufferable to the sufferer or for those in the sufferer's intimate community. Persistent widespread pain is rendered insufferable by an abnormal convergence of personal and societal ...
Nortin M. Hadler, 2009
5
I Married a Communist
What you've got, you've got; if it is insufferable, then leave. This is a woman who married a homosexual, lived twelve years untouched by a homosexual husband, and who continues her involvement with him even though he behaves in front of  ...
Philip Roth, 1998
6
Schlock Mercenary: The Scrapyard of Insufferable Arrogance
"Captain Tagon and Admiral Andreyasn need payroll and parts before their little fleet falls apart.
Sandra Tayler, Bob Defendi, Eric James Stone, 2009
7
Grammardog Guide to Poe Short Stories
I know not how it was – but, with the first glimpse of the building, a sense of insufferable gloom pervaded my spirit. I say insufferable; for the feeling was unrelieved by any of that half-pleasurable, because poetic, sentiment, with which the mind ...
Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Jane McKinney, 2005
8
Choice Cuts of Lamb
Insufferable. Fools. April, 2003 ychest is as raw as a lump of dead meat on a cold night. My mate says it's my own fault; I shouldn't yell sohard. ... full Seaham Harbour Girls' Grammar School, Co. Durham, Form 1Y, 1955. 17 Insufferable Fools ...
Cate Garrison, 2008
9
Shaw's People: Victoria to Churchill
Indulging. the. Insufferable. Shaw. and. Siegfried. Trebitsch. In bad times, which became more and more frequent, and which he brought upon himself, Frank Harris turned to Shaw in whining, pleading, begging, cadging insufferability.
Stanley Weintraub, 1996
10
Swedish Mentality
Indulging. The. Insufferable. Shaw. and. Siegfried. Trebitsch. In bad times, which became more and more frequent, and which he brought upon himself, Frank Harris tumed to Shaw in whining, pleading, begging, cadging insufferability.
Åke Daun, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INSUFFERABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term insufferable is used in the context of the following news items.
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How I Taught Myself Not To Be An Insufferable Know-It-All - Lifehacker
But this stuff can turn you into an insufferable intellectual know-it-all if you're not careful, and that makes people not want to talk you. Here's how ... «Lifehacker Australia, Jul 15»
2
Hot Car Challenge Tests Adults In Insufferable Heat, Has Very …
We all know how cars are capable of morphing into portable ovens on a hot, summer's day. Often, we're told the importance of not leaving dogs ... «Huffington Post UK, Jul 15»
3
Diners Want the Internet to Help Plan Their Meals - Eater
On the other hand, 25 percent are insufferable and "always" or "frequently" use their phones. "Dining out, like virtually every other area of life, ... «Eater, Jul 15»
4
BoJack Horseman Review: "Brand New Couch" :: Comedy …
“I can change and I will change,” BoJack diligently repeats after his insufferable new audiobook. Maybe if he dons a FitBit and spews enough ... «Paste Magazine, Jul 15»
5
The Children's Hour is hugely compelling | Georgia Straight …
The only false note is Martha's aunt Lily, a character that is written as an over-the-top, aging actress who's meant to be insufferable. «Straight.com, Jul 15»
6
Rich, thin and selfish in Manhattan » The Spectator
The insufferable superiority of Martin's tone here is consistent, and is made worse by scattered lectures likening her neighbours' doings to ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
7
College football forecasts almost never hit the mark
The insufferable Saban is always whining about something. If you can't count on preseason rankings panning out, you can at least count on ... «Mansfield News Journal, Jul 15»
8
Crunchyroll - FEATURE: Fanart Friday - No Spotlight Needed Edition
Protoman (or "Blues" if you're an insufferable weeb) is kind of a badass, though, moreso in a lot of ways than his little brother Mega Man. «Crunchyroll News, Jul 15»
9
Heat And Humidity, Oh The Humidity, Return This Weekend …
... off the coast today and the resulting southerly breeze will allow the heat and humidity to build to nearly insufferable levels over the weekend. «Gothamist, Jul 15»
10
Justices SCOTUS - Above the Law
they'd probably beg you to burn them down, rather than continue to live with whatever insufferable hipster put up those godawful portraits. «Above the Law, Jul 15»

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