Tolerable

Tol"er*a*ble

(?), a. [L. tolerabilis: cf. F. tolrable. See Tolerate.] 1. Capable of being borne or endured; supportable, either physically or mentally.
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As may affect the earth with cold and heat
Scarce tolerable.
Milton.
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2. 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. Dryden.
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-- Tol"er*a*ble*ness, n. -- Tol"er*a*bly, adv.
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