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in·tol·er·ant

 (ĭn-tŏl′ər-ənt)
adj.
Not tolerant, especially:
a. Unwilling to tolerate differences in opinions, practices, or beliefs, especially religious beliefs.
b. Opposed to the inclusion or participation of those different from oneself, especially those of a different racial, ethnic, or social background.
c. Unable or unwilling to endure or support: intolerant of interruptions; a community intolerant of crime.
d. Unable to digest or metabolize a food, drug, or other substance or compound: people who are lactose intolerant.

in·tol′er·ant·ly adv.

intolerant

(ɪnˈtɒlərənt)
adj
1. lacking respect for practices and beliefs other than one's own
2. (foll by: of) not able or willing to tolerate or endure: intolerant of noise.
inˈtolerance, inˈtolerantness, inˌtoleˈration n
inˈtolerantly adv

in•tol•er•ant

(ɪnˈtɒl ər ənt)

adj.
1. not tolerating or respecting beliefs, opinions, usages, manners, etc., different from one's own, as in political or religious matters.
2. unable or unwilling to tolerate or endure (usu. fol. by of): intolerant of heat.
[1725–35; < Latin]
in•tol′er•ant•ly, adv.

intolerable

intolerant
1. 'intolerable'

If a situation is intolerable, it is so bad that you cannot bear it.

They find this situation intolerable.
...the things that made his life intolerable.
2. 'intolerant'

Someone who is intolerant tries to prevent people from behaving in ways that they do not approve of, or from expressing opinions that they do not agree with.

She is intolerant by nature.
...intolerant attitudes toward non-Catholics.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intolerant - unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
uncharitable - lacking love and generosity; "all pious words and uncharitable deeds"- Charles Reade
tolerant - showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
2.intolerant - narrow-minded about cherished opinions
narrow-minded, narrow - lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"

intolerant

intolerant

adjective
1. Not tolerant of the beliefs or opinions of others, for example:
2. Being unable or unwilling to endure irritation or opposition, for example:
Translations
غَيْر مُتَسامِحمُتَعَصِّبٌ
nesnášejícínesnášenlivýnetolerantní
intolerant
suvaitsematon
netolerantan
umburîarlaus
耐えられない
관용성이 없는
neznášajúcineznášanlivý
intolerant
ซึ่งทนไม่ได้
không dung thứ

intolerant

[ɪnˈtɒlərənt] ADJ (gen) → intolerante (of con or para con) (= bigoted) → intransigente (of con) to be intolerant of sth (gen) → no tolerar algo (Med) he is intolerant of certain drugs/foodstiene intolerancia a ciertos medicamentos/alimentos, su cuerpo no tolera ciertos medicamentos/alimentos

intolerant

[ɪnˈtɒlərənt] adj
[person] → intolérant(e)
to be intolerant of sth/sb → se montrer intolérant vis à vis de qch/qn
They tend to be intolerant of anything strange → Ils tendent à se montrer intolérants vis à vis de tout ce qui leur semble étrange.
[attitude] → intolérant(e)
their intolerant attitude to political opposition → leur attitude intolérante face à toute opposition politique

intolerant

adjintolerant (of gegenüber); (Med) → überempfindlich (to, of gegen)

intolerant

[ɪnˈtɒlərnt] adj intolerant (of)intollerante (verso)

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

intolerant

مُتَعَصِّبٌ netolerantní intolerant intolerant μισαλλόδοξος intolerante suvaitsematon intolérant netolerantan intollerante 耐えられない 관용성이 없는 intolerant intolerant nietolerancyjny intolerante нетерпимый intolerant ซึ่งทนไม่ได้ hoşgörüsüz không dung thứ 不宽容的

intolerant

adj (of medication, etc.) alérgico, intolerante; [Note: intolerante is not used much in this context save for the phrases intolerante a la lactosa and intolerante al gluten.]
References in classic literature ?
The truth was, that the little Puritans, being of the most intolerant brood that ever lived, had got a vague idea of something outlandish, unearthly, or at variance with ordinary fashions, in the mother and child, and therefore scorned them in their hearts, and not unfrequently reviled them with their tongues.
An angry flush overspread her features; and she said, in an intolerant manner, grasping the arm-chair tightly with her hands:
she retained a schoolgirl's cruel contempt for "boys"), and enjoyed herself as best she could with such of the older or more sensible men as were not intolerant of girls.
Our age is too enlightened to contend upon topics which concern only the interests of eternity; the men who hold in proper contempt all controversies about trifles, except such as inflame their own passions, have made it a commonplace censure against your ancestors, that their zeal was enkindled by subjects of trivial importance; and that however aggrieved by the intolerance of others, they were alike intolerant themselves.
Were there not even these inducements to moderation, nothing could be more ill-judged than that intolerant spirit which has, at all times, characterized political parties.
It was not a brutal countenance, but it was prim, hard, and stern, with a firm-set, thin-lipped mouth, and a coldly intolerant eye.
I had a last impression of red cheeks, blue rippling beard, and intolerant eyes, as he waved me out of the room.
Like most young persons of intellect and inexperience, she was hasty and intolerant in nearly all her judgments, and rather given to being critical in a crude way.
As he grew up he had learned to know his uncle; Philip was downright and intolerant, and he could not understand that a man might sincerely say things as a clergyman which he never acted up to as a man.
Genius, he held, is necessarily intolerant of fetters: on the one hand it must have the utmost play for its spontaneity; on the other, it may confidently await those messages from the universe which summon it to its peculiar work, only placing itself in an attitude of receptivity towards all sublime chances.
His report of it was clumsy and farcical; but in a large, loose way it was like enough; at least he had caught the note of our self-satisfied, intolerant, and hypocritical provinciality, and this was not altogether lost in his mocking horse-play.
Briefly, Robert Elsmere, a priest of the Anglican Church, marries a very religious woman; there is the perfection of "mutual love"; at length he has doubts about "historic Christianity"; he gives up his orders; carries his learning, his fine intellect, his goodness, nay, his saintliness, into a kind of Unitarianism; the wife becomes more intolerant than ever; there is a long and faithful effort on both sides, eventually successful, on the part of these mentally [66] divided people, to hold together; ending with the hero's death, the genuine piety and resignation of which is the crowning touch in the author's able, learned, and thoroughly sincere apology for Robert Elsmere's position.