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Definition of Portably
1. so as to be capable of being carried [adv]
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Literary usage of Portably
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"That ean't last," said Hans. " She will see no Jew who is tolerable. Every male of that raee is insupportable—'insup- portably ..."
2. The Spectator by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1803)
"The consciousness of her charms has rendered her insup- portably vain and insolent towards all who have to do with her. Daphne, who was almost twenty before ..."
3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1900)
"A highly poisonous liquid, very volatile, dangerously explosive, spontaneously inflammable in the air," and insup- portably offensive to the smell, ..."
4. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Henry Hart Milman (1865)
"... and would CHAR therefore either have refused to treat with him on any L_ conditions, or have imposed on him conditions insup- portably hard. ..."
5. History of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1899)
"... became insup- portably exacting. It was then that the name of petits maitres The Princes, the nobles, the Parliament, and the populace were all of one ..."