Sentence Examples


  • On the 22nd of July 1689 the Convention which declared the throne vacant and called William and Mary to fill it, declared in its Claim of Right that prelacy and the superiority of any office in the church above ministers had been a great and insupportable grievance to Scotland.
  • To the orthodox Calvinists the word toleration was insupportable.
  • In Kufa a number of the Koreish had settled, and their arrogance became insupportable.
  • Adam's information concerning Vinland did not, however, impress his medieval readers, as he placed the new land somewhere in the Arctic regions: "All those regions which are beyond are filled with insupportable ice and boundless gloom."
  • Life of dependence was insupportable to his haughty spirit.