endurable endurable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being borne though unpleasant

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Bonus: Global warming will make those biting Canadian winters just a little bit more endurable.
  2. And whatever it turns out to be, he insists, the short-term pain has to be endurable for everyone.
  3. Black music had wandered away from its African grandparents, picked up a few hymn tunes, worked in fields and on railroads, and been sung to make slavery endurable.

News

  • 3 Things Your Employees Want More Than Money

    For founders, the long hours and the instability of building a start-up are endurable because of the potential pay-off in the distance: a lucrative IPO that makes those early days worthwhile.
    on November 3, 2013     Source: Business Insider

Quotes

  1. "We do seek an end to the current violence, and we seek it urgently. More than that we also seek to address the root causes of that violence, so that a real and endurable peace can be established," Rice said.
    on Jul 21, 2006 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: CTV.ca

  2. Ban, the UN chief, called for intensified negotiations "to provide arrangements and guarantees in order to sustain an endurable cease-fire and calm."
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Fox40

  3. "Prison would be a bore, but quite endurable," Black told CBC News. "I can get on with anyone and adjust to almost anything, and I don't consider [prison] shaming."
    on Dec 7, 2007 By: Conrad Black Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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