intolerance definition

  • noun:
    • the standard or problem of being intolerant; not enough threshold.
    • drug Extreme sensitivity or sensitivity to a drug, food, or any other compound: lactose intolerance.
    • hawaii to be intolerant
    • An intolerant word or action
    • extreme sensitiveness to a food or medicine; allergy
    • decreased ability to endure.
    • the caliber of being intolerant; refusal to allow to other individuals the enjoyment of their views, plumped for settings of worship, and the like; not enough perseverance and forbearance; illiberality; bigotry.
    • the caliber of being intolerant; incapacity or indisposition to keep or endure; non-endurance: as, intolerance of heat or cool.
    • insufficient toleration; indisposition to tolerate contrary views or opinions; bigoted resistance or resistance to dissent.
    • unwillingness to acknowledge and admire differences in views or philosophy
    • impatience with annoyances

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