If you can tolerate something, it's endurable. Getting a cavity filled at the dentist, while not very fun, is still endurable.

Use the adjective endurable to describe something that's no fun, but that a person can generally deal with. Standardized tests are endurable, and eating soggy, overcooked broccoli is endurable. A long ride on a stormy sea — as long as the ship doesn't capsize — is also endurable. To endure something is to withstand it — if it's endurable, it can be endured. The word is rooted in the Latin indurare, "to make hard or firm."

Definitions of endurable
  1. adjective
    capable of being borne though unpleasant
    synonyms: bearable, sufferable, supportable
    capable of being borne or endured
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