Definition of tolerable:
- Capable of being borne or endured; supportable, either physically or mentally.
- 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.
undistinguished, fairish, equal, endurable, passable, indifferent, common, so-so, disappointing, ordinary, inadequate, all right, decent, OK, sustainable, suboptimal, substandard, mediocre, good, serviceable, common, fair to middling, average, enough, continue, unsatisfactory, fine, moderate, respectable, sufferable, fair, bearable, limited, reasonable, sufficient, average, poor, acceptable, permissible, goodish, tidy, supportable, inferior.
- "Max Carrados", Ernest Bramah.
- "Ismailia", Samuel W. Baker.
The Romans submitted to this conduct of the Gauls with tolerable satisfaction, provided they did not take any active part at all; but the Carthaginian bore it with great discontent, giving out that he had come invited by the Gauls to set them at liberty.- "The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six", Titus Livius.