intolerant

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Etymology[edit]

From French intolérant

Adjective[edit]

intolerant (comparative more intolerant, superlative most intolerant)

  1. Unable or indisposed to tolerate, endure or bear.
    I am lactose-intolerant, so I can't drink milk.
    • Arbuthnot
      The powers of human bodies being limited and intolerant of excesses.
  2. 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.

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Noun[edit]

intolerant (plural intolerants)

  1. One who is intolerant; a bigot.
    • 1856, John David Chambers, Strictures, legal and historical, on the judgment of the Consistory Court of London, in December, 1855, in the Case of Westerton Versus Liddell
      [] a portion of the prejudice which darkened the spirits of these intolerants, might perhaps have cast its shadow over him.

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Adjective[edit]

intolerant (comparative intoleranter, superlative am intolerantesten)

  1. intolerant

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