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Synonyms for tolerable
ˈtɒl ər ə bəltol·er·a·ble

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  1. tolerableadverb


  2. tolerableadjective

    Capable of being borne, tolerated or endured; bearable or endurable.


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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tolerableadjective

    capable of being borne or endured

    "the climate is at least tolerable"

    fair to middling, passable, adequate

    unendurable, intolerable, unsatisfactory, impossible, unsufferable, unacceptable, bitter, insufferable, unbearable, unsupportable

  2. adequate, passable, fair to middling, tolerableadjective

    about average; acceptable

    "more than adequate as a secretary"

    fair to middling, decent, adequate, passable, enough, equal

    unsupportable, unbearable, impossible, insufferable, intolerable, unsufferable, unendurable, bitter, unsatisfactory, unacceptable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tolerableadjective

    endurable, sufferable, bearable, supportable

  2. tolerableadjective

    passable, ordinary, middling, so so, indifferent, pretty good, not very bad

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tolerableadjective

    sufferable, endurable, passable, mediocre, so-so, ordinary

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  1. M. I. Abramowitz:

    Just because the solutions of problems are not visible at any particular time does not mean that those problems will never be alleviated -- or confined to tolerable dimensions. History has a way of changing the very terms in which problems operate and of leaving them, in the end, unsolved, to be sure, yet strangely deflated of their original meaning and importance.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    I favor the public ownership of utilities, banks and major industries. In Vermont we have some $ 2 billion of deposits in our banks, in Vermont, as well as nationally, it is not tolerable to me that the control of capital would remain in the hands of the richest two or three percent of the population to do with it as they like.

  3. Henry David Thoreau:

    What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on

  4. Luke Laffin:

    The first is that it is a genetically determined marker of cardiovascular risk that cannot be significantly modified with lifestyle changes, the second is that we do not have easily accessible or tolerable therapies to lower Lp(a) levels. The third reason is that medications that lower Lp(a) levels also lower LDL levels, so it has proven difficult to attribute clinically important effects — like a reduction in heart disease and strokes — to Lp(a) lowering alone.

  5. Daniel Griffin:

    This is a slightly expanded approach to social distancing that is tolerable and may be what saves us, we need to prevent the virus from erupting with the ferocity that it did in March.

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