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in·tol·er·ance

 (ĭn-tŏl′ər-əns)
n.
1. The quality or condition of being intolerant; lack of tolerance.
2. Medicine Inability to digest or metabolize a food, drug, or other substance or compound: lactose intolerance.

in•tol•er•ance

(ɪnˈtɒl ər əns)

n.
1. lack of toleration; unwillingness or refusal to tolerate or respect contrary opinions or beliefs, persons of different races or backgrounds, etc.
2. abnormal sensitivity or allergy, as to heat or to a food or drug.
[1755–65; < Latin]

Intolerance

 
  1. Bigotry … it’s like putting your elbows on the table. You know you’re not supposed to. But there’s that instinct —Bonnie Currie, New York Times, January 24, 1986
  2. Closed as a bigot’s mind —Anon
  3. Intolerance itself is a form of egoism —George Santayana

    Santayana elaborates on his comparison of intolerance to egoism as follows: “And to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it.”

  4. Intolerant as a sinner newly turned saint —Anon
  5. The mind of the bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour upon it, the more it will contract —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr
  6. Prejudice is as a mist, which in our journey through the world often dims the brightest and obscures the best of all the good and glorious objects that meet us on our way —Anthony Ashley Cooper
  7. Prejudices … are like rats, and men’s minds are like traps; prejudices get in easily, but it is doubtful if they ever get out —Lord Francis Jeffrey
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intolerance - impatience with annoyances; "his intolerance of interruptions"
impatience - a dislike of anything that causes delay
2.intolerance - unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs
attitude, mental attitude - a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun"
narrow-mindedness, narrowness - an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior
bigotry, dogmatism - the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot
fanaticism, fanatism, zealotry - excessive intolerance of opposing views
religionism - exaggerated religious zealotry
zero tolerance - extreme intolerance of antisocial behavior (usually by an uncompromising application of the law); "he urged zero tolerance for priests who abuse children sexually"
tolerance - willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others

intolerance

intolerance

noun
Irrational suspicion or hatred of a particular group, race, or religion:
Translations
عَدَم تَساهُل أو تَحَمُّل
nesnášenlivost
intolerance
intolerancia
umburîarleysi
hoşgörüsüz olma

intolerance

[ɪnˈtɒlərəns] N (gen) → intolerancia f; (= bigotry) → intransigencia f (Med) → intolerancia f (to, of a) food intoleranceintolerancia f a los alimentos

intolerance

[ɪnˈtɒlərəns] nintolérance f

intolerance

n
Intoleranz f(of gegenüber)
(esp Med) → Überempfindlichkeit f(to, of gegen)

intolerance

[ɪnˈtɒlərns] nintolleranza

intolerable

(inˈtolərəbl) adjective
that cannot be endured or borne. intolerable pain; This delay is intolerable.
inˈtolerably adverb
inˈtolerant adjective
(often with of) unwilling to endure or accept eg people whose ideas etc are different from one's own, members of a different race or religion etc. an intolerant attitude; He is intolerant of others' faults.
inˈtolerance noun

in·tol·er·ance

n. intolerancia, incapacidad de soportar dolor o los efectos de una droga.

intolerance

n alergia, intolerancia; cold — intolerancia al frío; lactose — intolerancia a la lactosa; [Note: In Spanish alergia is used much more often than intolerancia when referring to medications.]
References in classic literature ?
The only rational thing for the twentieth-century folk to do is to cover up the well; to make the twentieth century in truth the twentieth century, and to relegate to the nineteenth century and all the preceding centuries the things of those centuries, the witch-burnings, the intolerances, the fetiches, and, not least among such barbarisms.
Commenting on the difficulty many mums face in identifying food intolerances Dr.
For children with food intolerances, identifying and tackling what triggers them can help kids settle, improve school performance and boost their health.
You can test for intolerances to foodstuffs such as eggs, milk, fruits, grain with our without gluten, wheat, meat, grain with gluten and many more.
There are a growing number of news stories and online chatter about people with severe gluten intolerances who have gotten sick after consuming meals that were supposed to be gluten-free.
Food intolerances sometimes are caused by the body's lack of a digestive enzyme.
Intolerances could be triggered by most any food, which makes them harder to pin down.
Perhaps the most important aspect of Durban was the inclusion of "xenophobia and related intolerances," which raised the prospects of many oppressed groups.
Food intolerances occur when the body is unable to deal with a certain type of food, usually because the body doesn't produce enough (or any) of the chemical or enzyme that's needed to digest that food.
Food allergies and food intolerances are increasing dramatically throughout the world, especially among developed countries.
researchers tried out a range of tests which claimed to diagnose food intolerances from blood samples or strands of hair.
A growing number of Brits are excluding vital foods from their daily diets because of fears of allergies and intolerances, say GPs, and research suggests that well-documented celebrity food fads are to blame for people self-diagnosing these conditions.