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supportable (comparative more supportable, superlative most supportable)
- Capable of being supported, upheld, maintained, or defended.
- Capable of being borne, endured, or tolerated; endurable.
- 1610–1611 (date written), William Shakespeare, “The Tempest”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act V, scene i]:
To make the dear loss, have I means much weaker
Than you may call to comfort you, for I
Have lost my daughter.
capable of being tolerated; endurable
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- supportable in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911
- supportable in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
supportable (plural supportables)
- “supportable”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.