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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishintolerablein‧tol‧e‧ra‧ble /ɪnˈtɒlərəbəl $ -ˈtɑː-/ ●○○ adjective  TOO/TOO MUCHtoo difficult, bad, annoying etc for you to accept or deal with opp tolerable ‘This is intolerable!’ exclaimed Sir Rufus. The pain had become intolerable.intolerable burden/strain/pressure Caring for an elderly relative can become an intolerable burden.intolerably adverb
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intolerableLiving conditions at the camp were intolerable.Passengers faced intolerable delays and disruption due to the bad weather conditions.All the media attention during the trial had put the family under intolerable strain.intolerable burden/strain/pressureAnd one night, I knew that he found himself an intolerable burden, and that in the woods he lost himself.To accept them all would place an intolerable strain on her health, but she rarely fails to help a charity.They have created an intolerable burden on people on low incomes.It would put intolerable pressure on the limited number of parliamentary lavatories.Small debts could rapidly mount up and begin to exert intolerable pressure on the relationship between husband and wife. 1.Suddenly they gave under the intolerable strain, ripped free from their mountings and crashed to the ground.Were people put under intolerable pressure to deliver?The fund's other trustees had left and he was under an intolerable strain, working more than 12 hours a day.
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