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Definitions for intolerant
ɪnˈtɒl ər əntin·tol·er·ant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intolerant(adj)

    unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion

  2. illiberal, intolerant(adj)

    narrow-minded about cherished opinions


  1. intolerant(Noun)

    One who is intolerant; a bigot.

  2. intolerant(Adjective)

    Unable or indisposed to tolerate, endure or bear.

  3. intolerant(Adjective)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intolerant(adj)

    not enduring; not able to endure

    Etymology: [L. intolerans, -antis: cf. F. intolrant. See In- not, and Tolerant.]

  2. Intolerant(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [L. intolerans, -antis: cf. F. intolrant. See In- not, and Tolerant.]

  3. Intolerant(noun)

    an intolerant person; a bigot

    Etymology: [L. intolerans, -antis: cf. F. intolrant. See In- not, and Tolerant.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intolerant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intolerant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of intolerant in a Sentence

  1. Ted Cruz coloring books:

    People and the media attempt to criticize you as somehow intolerant, and yet what is the tolerance that has been demonstrated to you for following a biblical teaching? you have endured the pain, endured the attacks, endured the hatred, that precisely put you where you are here today ... Dick, you talked about not knowing where your friends are. Well let me point out, there are 3,000 Iowans.

  2. Justice Diane MacDonald:

    It appears that, due to their strong religious beliefs, they are intolerant of those who do not espouse identical views. This includes other Christians.

  3. James Stroud:

    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.

  4. Paul Duncun:

    Intellectuals are the most intolerant of all people.

  5. Robert Dimeff:

    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.

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