Insupportable In`sup*port"a*ble, a. [L. insupportabilis: cf. F. insupportable. See {In-} not, and {Support}.] Incapable of being supported or borne; unendurable; insufferable; intolerable; as, insupportable burdens; insupportable pain. -- {In`sup*port"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {In`sup*port"a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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