Definition of 'bearable'
Example sentences containing 'bearable'
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Puddings are a small pleasure in a sea of grey days, one of those things that make it bearable. The Sun (2016)Her ability to confront pain makes it bearable, accessible, often funny. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fact they have this option makes the rest of their life bearable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So we frantically looked round for somewhere to stay that would make the trip bearable. The Sun (2010)The cast just about make it bearable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It would make my life more bearable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Research has produced helpful medication and nursing techniques to make life more bearable for all concerned. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)It was just about bearable on the gramophone. ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)It brought a smile back to their faces and made life bearable again. CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)None of them had the timing needed to make this stuff bearable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Choose a spot with cooling breezes to make life more bearable in the hot season. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Adding something positive may make it bearable. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)Things are just about bearable here. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The weather is warm all year, but the summer heat is more bearable than further south. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Besides, getting treatment should help his school performance and will make home life more bearable. The Sun (2012)And besides, he has found more personal ways of making his life bearable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is just about bearable in a cookbook, but when you are squinting at the telephone screen it becomes tedious. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This cheery brolly makes the rain ( almost ) bearable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They don't look great but they make cycling 50 miles almost bearable. The Sun (2011)It is what makes the thought of winter, which of necessity has to precede it, just about bearable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When you're surrounded by people you love and people that love you, the hardships of life become more bearable. Christianity Today (2000)It will not become bearable once women lean in or once men are full partners, always, in domestic life. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It gives me something to focus on, out of the not very exciting here and now, which then becomes more bearable. Life Without Work (1994)Only when I'm finally out there on stage does it become bearable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Occasionally. bearable is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'bearable'
British English: bearable ADJECTIVE
If something is bearable, you feel that you can accept it or deal with it.
A cool breeze made the heat bearable.
Definition of bearable from the Collins English Dictionary
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