Intoleration


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In`tol`er`a´tion


n.1.Intolerance; lack of toleration; refusal to tolerate a difference of opinion.
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Baptist intoleration in any form becomes a virtual oxymoron.
The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary gives 1611 as the first date for the occurrence of the word intoleration (rare) and 1765 for the more common intolerance, whereas both tolerance and intolerable are ascribed to Middle English (c 1150-c 1350) and toleration to 1517.
Forrest noted that "It was simply Toleration versus Intoleration," and that his defence of Dawson had been that an institution founded by figures such as Cobden should be maintained as "an abode for the expression of Free Thought and well conducted ebullitions of intellect.