from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not tolerant, especially:
- adj. Unwilling to tolerate differences in opinions, practices, or beliefs, especially religious beliefs.
- adj. Opposed to the inclusion or participation of those different from oneself, especially those of a different racial, ethnic, or social background.
- adj. Unable or unwilling to endure or support: intolerant of interruptions; a community intolerant of crime.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Unable or indisposed to tolerate, endure or bear.
- adj. 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.
- n. One who is intolerant; a bigot.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not enduring; not able to endure.
- 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.
- n. An intolerant person; a bigot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unable or indisposed to tolerate, endure, or bear: followed by of.
- Not tolerant; 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.
- n. One who does not favor toleration.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
- adj. narrow-minded about cherished opinions
Sorry, no etymologies found.
At a time when our nation is seeing a rise in intolerant behavior, crossing every cultural line, whether based on race, religion or sexual orientation, we seem simultaneously stuck with a national news media that is preoccupied with conflict and controversy when we desperately need one that weighs facts and reports fairly.
The act of censoring is an attempt against freedom of thought and expression, commonly seen in intolerant and totalitarian regimes.
What's more important for those of us who are lactose intolerant is that kefir is as good or better than yogurt in reducing symptoms.
The mere fact of being lactose intolerant is entirely irrelevant.
It does however appear quite likely, that many people who have previously been diagnosed as lactose intolerant may actually have been protein intolerant, in particular, to a1 beta casein.
The percentage of people thought to be gluten intolerant is growing but is still considered to be no more than 1% of the population, hardly enough to sustain a restaurant.
Notes: Referee Steve Javie was an in intolerant mood, issuing technical fouls to Larry Brown, Childs and Hill within a span of 2: 34 in the second quarter. ...
Maybe you're being called intolerant because ... by David Basora on Thursday, Jan 15, 2009 at 8: 44: 23 AM sad by Anthony Wade on Thursday, Jan 15, 2009 at 7: 04: 07 PM
And I've been called intolerant, even a bigot, for refusing to play nice and be friends with the friendly homophobe.
The response instead is how dare you say a liberal is intolerant, that is cognitive dissonance.
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