intolerably intolerably  /ɪn ˈtɑ lə rəb li/


  • (adv) to an unacceptable degree


  1. The leaking of the past few weeks is intolerably unfair.
  2. By negotiating for steep discounts from provider groups, large employers and the government make the individual insurance market intolerably expensive for most Americans.
  3. The leaking of the past few weeks is intolerably unfair.


  • Letter: Turn the music down at wedding receptions

    For years, deejay music at weddings has been intolerably loud. The cocktail hour and dinner are fine, but then the volume keeps getting cranked up and up. Even at the farthest table, you have to shout to converse or else not talk at all. Ear plugs are a must.
    on August 17, 2013     Source: The Buffalo News


  1. "I join in the same feelings that all Spaniards feel who are thinking of Fernando, who has been hurt so savagely, so unjustly, so intolerably," Zapatero told reporters.
    on Dec 4, 2007 By: Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Source: Reuters UK

  2. Field's letter to Blair says: "The 2003 reforms, while costing the taxpayer 456 million pounds for the new IT alone, have added to the agency's general chaos and declining performance, and made an intolerably poor service even worse."
    on Sep 8, 2005 By: Tony Blair Source:

  3. Despite the increased attention being paid to the broader issue of care for wounded troops, the pace of changes made by the Pentagon and Veterans Affairs Department "is intolerably slow," said Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif.
    on Sep 27, 2007 By: Henry Waxman Source: Marine Corps Times (subscription)

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