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Definitions for intolerant
ɪnˈtɒl ər əntin·tol·er·ant
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unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
narrow-minded about cherished opinions
One who is intolerant; a bigot.
Unable or indisposed to tolerate, endure or bear.
Not tolerant; close-minded about new or different ideas. indisposed to tolerate contrary opinions or beliefs; impatient of dissent or opposition; denying or refusing the right of private opinion or choice in others; inclined to persecute or suppress dissent.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Not enduring; not able to endure.
Etymology: intolerant, French.
Too great moisture affects human bodies with one class of diseases, and too great dryness with another; the powers of human bodies being limited and intolerant of excesses. Arbuth.
not enduring; not able to endure
not tolerating difference of opinion or sentiment, especially in religious matters; refusing to allow others the enjoyment of their opinions, rights, or worship; unjustly impatient of the opinion of those disagree with us; not tolerant; unforbearing; bigoted
an intolerant person; a bigot
Etymology: [L. intolerans, -antis: cf. F. intolrant. See In- not, and Tolerant.]
The numerical value of intolerant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of intolerant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of intolerant in a Sentence
This is just another fad diet that science does n’t support at this time, especially when it comes to athletic performance, the take home message at this time, whether you’re an athlete or not, is eat whole natural foods and don’t worry about gluten unless you are actually gluten-intolerant.
Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville:
Whoever has inhabited the United States must have perceived that in those parts of the Union in which the Negroes are no longer slaves the have in no wise drawn nearer to the whites. On the contrary, the prejudice of race appears to be stronger in the states that have abolished slavery than those where it still exists and nowhere is it intolerant as in those states where servitude has never been known.
A major unexpected result of this study was that all species converged on the same new, lower level of thermal tolerance, while there was great variation in temperature tolerance before the cold event -- some, like the large-bodied brown basilisk, were very intolerant of low temperatures, while others like the Puerto Rican crested anole were more robust -- we observed that all species could now tolerate, on average, the same lowest temperature.
It appears that, due to their strong religious beliefs, they are intolerant of those who do not espouse identical views. This includes other Christians.
Professor Michael Chikindas .:
I do not identify myself as anti-Semite. It is my lifelong credo that all people are born equal regardless of their ethnicity, religion and wealth. I am equally intolerant to all forms of racism, without any exclusions, the pictures I shared from other Facebook pages were not removed by the Facebook mediators which made me think they are not violating any rules while raising a question of possible racist nature of Zionism.
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