Definitions for intoleranceɪnˈtɒl ər əns
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word intolerance
impatience with annoyances
"his intolerance of interruptions"
unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs
the state of being intolerant
An intolerant word or action
extreme sensitivity to a food or drug; allergy
want of capacity to endure; as, intolerance of light
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
Origin: [L. intolerantia impatience, unendurableness: cf. F. intolrance.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Intolerance is evidence of impotence.
Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance.
I have seen gross intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
I have seen gross intolerance shown in support of toleration.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
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