Definitions of insufferable

  1. Insufferably. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. used of persons or their behavior; "impossible behavior"; "insufferable insolence" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Incapable of being suffered, borne, or endured; insupportable; unendurable; intolerable; as, insufferable heat, cold, or pain; insufferable wrongs. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Offensive beyond endurance; detestable. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Not to be borne; as, insufferable conduct. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. That cannot be suffered or endured: unbearable: detestable. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. That cannot be suffered or endured; intolerable; detestable. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. That cannot be borne or endured; intolerable. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for insufferable

  1. " Honesty," declared one of the most insufferable prigs America ever produced, " is the best policy." – The Book of Business Etiquette by Nella Henney
  2. Do you want me to minister to his insufferable vanity? – One Day's Courtship The Heralds Of Fame by Robert Barr