from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Possible to be endured; tolerable or bearable: endurable pain.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Able to be endured; tolerable; bearable.
- adj. Capable of enduring; likely to endure; durable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being endured or borne; sufferable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That can be endured or suffered; not beyond endurance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being borne though unpleasant
Apparently what I must do to make life more endurable is to follow my principles, with the hope that enough of this feeling will rub off on my associates to being a chain reaction.
What makes the absence endurable is the addition of Will Clark from Baltimore.
Still in these it is often compensated by descriptions of natural scenery so life-like and so enthusiastic that even the most _blasé_ of novel readers is carried along in a state of what may be called endurable tediousness.
Lara Yuan '10 manages to make One Republic endurable, which is no mean feat, while Emily Francis' 13 deftly executes her solo combinations with the skill of an upperclassman.
Calvin had regarded the "silly things" in our Prayer Book as "endurable," not so Knox.
So I know I will go home tonight to a warm house and have a hot meal, and this alone will make my winter endurable.
Seems a lot simpler, more endurable, and reflects the individual rights the Founders wanted to protect.
That truth stated, an essential question must be asked: If you are in a marriage that feels like a death sentence and maybe is, if you have tried and tried to make things more endurable but cannot -- what is the worst damage to children: to stay or leave?
Gaddafi's shrinking command needs to recognise the limits of what's endurable.
To make the wait endurable, he sat down, his carbine resting on his knees.