Tol"er*a*ble (?), a. [L. tolerabilis: cf. F. tol'erable. See Tolerate.]


Capable of being borne or endured; supportable, either physically or mentally.

As may affect tionearth with cold and heat Scarce tolerable.


Moderately good or agreeable; not contemptible; not very excellent or pleasing, but such as can be borne or received without disgust, resentment, or opposition; passable; as, a tolerable administration; a tolerable entertainment; a tolerable translation.


-- Tol"er*a*ble*ness, n. -- Tol"er*a*bly, adv.


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