Definitions for intoleranceɪnˈtɒl ər əns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•tol•er•anceɪnˈtɒl ər əns(n.)

  1. lack of toleration; unwillingness or refusal to tolerate or respect contrary opinions or beliefs, persons of different races or backgrounds, etc.

  2. abnormal sensitivity or allergy, as to heat or to a food or drug.

Origin of intolerance:

1755–65; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. intolerance(noun)

    impatience with annoyances

    "his intolerance of interruptions"

  2. intolerance(noun)

    unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs

Wiktionary

  1. intolerance(Noun)

    the state of being intolerant

  2. intolerance(Noun)

    An intolerant word or action

  3. intolerance(Noun)

    extreme sensitivity to a food or drug; allergy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intolerance(noun)

    want of capacity to endure; as, intolerance of light

  2. Intolerance(noun)

    the quality of being intolerant; refusal to allow to others the enjoyment of their opinions, chosen modes of worship, and the like; want of patience and forbearance; illiberality; bigotry; as, intolerance shown toward a religious sect


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