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  • adv. in an unsupportable manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Insupportably.


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unsupportable +‎ -ly


  • Sorry, your argument on this point is still looking unsupportably silly.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Peretz on the Cairo Speech:

  • By "unsupportably high cost of housing", I mean that the propeties themselves do not always support the high costs.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • That plus the unsupportably high cost of housing in our district causes folks to get in way over their heads.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Comment: this is an extremely, I think unsupportably, narrow view of what counts as “disparaging.”

    Allegations of patent infringement aren't disparaging (or advertising)

  • I think more important, it's been a very -- let's be honest -- it's been a deeply weird campaign, meaning the general, as smart as he is, has said odd thing after odd thing after odd thing after unsupportably odd thing.

    CNN Transcript Jan 27, 2004

  • The beloved burden in his arms became unsupportably heavy.

    The Eternal Maiden

  • He returned to Myrtle Forge from New York with a mingled sense of pleasure and the feeling that his place was unsupportably empty.

    The Three Black Pennys A Novel

  • He turned and hurried down the steps, unlatched the gate, and almost ran across the fields to the cover of a wood, fleeing from an unsupportably humiliating vision.

    Mountain Blood A Novel

  • The Doctor's stories, he thought, went on unsupportably; his wife was wise, correct, just, to a hair's breadth.


  • But the thing was reaching a natural conclusion when her grandfather, Barzil Dunsack, had interfered with his unsupportably frank accusations and command.

    Java Head


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