intolerant

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Intolerant \In*tol"er*ant\ ([i^]n*t[o^]l"[~e]r*ant), adjective [L. intolerans, -antis: cf. F. intol['e]rant. See {In-} not, and {Tolerant}.]

1. Not enduring; not able to endure.

The powers of human bodies being limited and intolerant of excesses. --Arbuthnot.

2. 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.

Religion, harsh, intolerant, austere, Parent of manners like herself severe. --Cowper.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Intolerant \In*tol"er*ant\, noun An intolerant person; a bigot.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

intolerant

adjective

1: unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion [ant: {tolerant}]

2: narrow-minded about cherished opinions [syn: {illiberal}, {intolerant}]


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