Permissible vs Tolerable - What's the difference?

permissible | tolerable |


As adjectives the difference between permissible and tolerable

is that permissible is permitted while tolerable is capable of being borne, tolerated or endured; bearable or endurable.

As a adverb tolerable is

(dialect) tolerably; passably; moderately.

permissible

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • permitted.
  • Synonyms

    * allowable

    Anagrams

    * impressible

    tolerable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Capable of being borne, tolerated or endured; bearable or endurable.
  • Moderate in degree; mediocre; passable, acceptable or so-so.
  • Such as to be tolerated]] or [[countenance, countenanced; permissible; allowable.
  • In fair health; passably well.
  • Antonyms

    * intolerable

    Derived terms

    * intolerable * tolerability * tolerableness * tolerablish * tolerably

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • (dialect) tolerably; passably; moderately.
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