Definition of endurable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdjʊərəb(ə)l/
Pronunciation: /ɛnˈdjʊərəb(ə)l/
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʒɔːrəb(ə)l/
Pronunciation: /ɛnˈdʒɔːrəb(ə)l/


Able to be endured; bearable: my journey was long but endurable
More example sentences
  • The smell in the wards was so offensive as to be scarcely endurable even by the oldest medical officers’.
  • What they don't understand is that rapid, steady and endurable economic growth needs to be sustained by an open and transparent democratic political system.
  • You will even be able to buy an air-conditioner to make the summer heat more endurable.



Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʒʊərəˈbɪlɪti/
Example sentences
  • He created an atmosphere in which research was the only thing that mattered, so that his research group was outstanding in size, productivity, and endurability.
  • The deer has good endurability relative to the hounds in that it can maintain a reasonable pattern of escape and recovery for a prolonged period of time.
  • As far as I can tell, the decisive factor is what I call endurability: that is, the ability to deal effectively with uncertainty, rejection, and disappointment.

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