Definition of unbearable in English:

unbearable

adjective

  • Not able to be endured or tolerated.

    ‘the heat was getting unbearable’
    • ‘Today's lifestyle police would have us believe that it is unbearable because of these two diversions.’
    • ‘She then had the unbearable task of turning off her husband's ventilator.’
    • ‘A hungry baby does not have much time to wait before their need becomes unbearable.’
    • ‘When the temperatures do rise and tights become unbearable, try the airier option of hold-ups.’
    • ‘He was fine whenever the boys were around, but the silence when he left them at school became almost unbearable.’
    • ‘My countrymen, in such a situation, a wrong decision can lead to unbearable losses.’
    • ‘I will never forget how unbearable the not-knowing and fearing the worst felt.’
    • ‘In the pictures his pride and pleasure are almost unbearable to look at.’
    • ‘The roar of the crowd reaches a crescendo and the afternoon heat gets unbearable.’
    • ‘I was only a kid but I remember the tension being unbearable in the replay.’
    • ‘I clearly recall that in spite of walking boots and thick socks, the pain in my feet from the cold was unbearable.’
    • ‘With the heat rising from the kitchen into her room it must have been unbearable in the height of summer.’
    • ‘Fortunately the family cats are pretty robust but many pets find these bombardments unbearable.’
    • ‘Both players found the heat unbearable but nevertheless played to the bitter end.’
    • ‘The shrill whine and unbearable thunder of falling bombs dug in under my skin and stayed there.’
    • ‘She never thought she would be able to come to terms with the unbearable grief.’
    • ‘It was an unbearable scene to see truckloads of human bodies being carried out.’
    • ‘Then, a flight of 24 hours, arduous at the best of times, becomes an unbearable ordeal.’
    • ‘When I first saw them, I found those few moments of newsreel almost unbearable.’
    • ‘Maybe no bad thing if you remember the unbearable behaviour of London city boys in the mid-Eighties.’
    intolerable, insufferable, unsupportable, insupportable, unendurable, beyond endurance, unacceptable, unmanageable, impossible, more than flesh and blood can stand, too much to bear, past bearing, not to be borne, overpowering
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Pronunciation

unbearable

/ʌnˈbɛːrəb(ə)l/