What does intolerance mean?

Definitions for intolerance
ɪnˈtɒl ər ənsin·tol·er·ance

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word intolerance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. intolerancenoun

    impatience with annoyances

    "his intolerance of interruptions"

  2. intolerancenoun

    unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs

Wiktionary

  1. intolerancenoun

    the state of being intolerant

  2. intolerancenoun

    An intolerant word or action

  3. intolerancenoun

    extreme sensitivity to a food or drug; allergy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intolerancenoun

    want of capacity to endure; as, intolerance of light

  2. Intolerancenoun

    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

  3. Etymology: [L. intolerantia impatience, unendurableness: cf. F. intolrance.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intolerance in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intolerance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of intolerance in a Sentence

  1. Vice President Pence:

    To have ABC maintain a broadcast forum that compared Christianity to mental illness is just wrong, it is simply wrong for ABC to have a television program that expresses that kind of religious intolerance.

  2. Brigadier General James Linder:

    The Lake Chad nations are battling Boko Haram and we have a vested interest in that group of nations' collective success ... What Boko Harm is doing is a murderous rampage, about brutality intolerance and subjugation, our national leadership has been very clear that more was going to be done ... There is an ongoing discussion on how will we provide additional tools, techniques, and material to partner nations.

  3. Arika Hoscheit:

    Diet sodas and other artificially sweetened beverages are counterproductive when it comes to heart health. Artificially sweetened drinks are associated with an increased risk of cardiometabolic diseases. One study even shows that daily consumption of diet soda may cause a 36% greater risk of metabolic syndrome and a 67% greater risk of type 2 diabetes when compared with non-diet-soda drinkers, these risks are related to the loss of ability to gauge caloric density, increased appetite, disrupted microbiome resulting in glucose intolerance and increased cravings for sugary/energy-dense foods and drinks.

  4. Andre Bernard Buruch:

    I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.

  5. Ahmad Massoud:

    The Taliban have not changed, and they still are after dominance throughout the country, we are resisting dominance, intolerance, and oppression brought by one political force over the majority of the population that do not support them.

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    out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
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