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.]
The numerical value of intolerance in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of intolerance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I have seen gross intolerance shown in support of toleration.
Intolerance of ambiguity is the mark of an authoritarian personality.
Intolerance itself is a form of egoism, and to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it.
Fanaticism is the child of false zeal and of superstition, the father of intolerance and of persecution.
Cruel persecution and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essense of religion, namely, its absolute claims.
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