What does intolerance mean?

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

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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

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

  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

    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. Matt Brooks:

    Racism, homophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance have no place in our civil discourse. This is part of my responsibility as a Representative to the diverse constituency I represent. As public officials, we must all recommit ourselves to simultaneously advocating for our communities while fostering a more inclusive, tolerant society. you cannot condemn anti-Semitism and embrace the anti-Semite.

  2. Ilya Yashin:

    It was President Putin who created this atmosphere of hate in our country, the atmosphere of intolerance, which one way or another materialized in the bullet that killed my friend Boris Nemtsov.

  3. Joe Lazzerini:

    Jesus never said a word about homosexuality, about Pride, or the Queer community, rhode Island Pride respectfully calls on Roman Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin to do some self-reflection as the majority of Catholic Rhode Islanders in this state reject the idea that to be Roman Catholic is to be complicit to intolerance, bigotry, and fear.

  4. 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.

  5. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence:

    People are trying to make it about one particular issue, and now you're doing that as well, here, Indiana steps forward to protect the constitutional rights and privileges of freedom of religion for people of faith and families of faith for people in our state and this avalanche of intolerance has been poured upon the people of our state.

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