intolerable intolerable  /ɪn ˈtɑ lə rə bəl/


  • (adj) incapable of being put up with



  1. But then, intolerable was what the magazine meant it to be.
  2. Indeed, some 20,000 died at Dora, from illness, beatings, hangings and intolerable working conditions.
  3. City officials are convinced at last that the pigeons up to 5,000,000 of them, by some of the wilder estimates are an intolerable menace to health.


  1. Legislation would provide basic rights for farmworkers

    Farmworkers in New York, and most other states, have a raw deal. The State Legislature is now considering a bill to reform an intolerable lack of legal protection. It should approve the bill, which Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo also supports.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Buffalo News

  2. If Edward Snowden Is a Criminal, Why Aren’t the Rest of Us Criminals As Well?

    “We have been silent witnesses of evil deeds: we have been drenched by many storms; we have learnt the arts of equivocation and pretence; experience has made us suspicious of others and kept us from being truthful and open; intolerable conflicts have worn us down and even made us cynical.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Gilmer Mirror


  1. Speaking of the dislocation and suffering of the Palestinian people over the past 60 years, Obama said "let there be no doubt: the situation for the Palestinian people is intolerable. America will not turn our backs on the legitimate Palestinian...
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. "The details are not important and of too great a number to list. But I feel you have the right to know that the level of verbal and violent intimidation towards me, my family, friends and comrades has become intolerable. And the lack of support and...
    on Aug 31, 2009 By: Noel Gallagher Source:

  3. "It's a race against time," said Charlotte Knobloch, president of Germany's Central Council of Jews. "For survivors of the Shoah [Holocaust], it is intolerable to see how a suspected Nazi war criminal, who knew no mercy for his victims, seeks...
    on May 12, 2009 By: Charlotte Knobloch Source: BBC News

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