intolerant intolerant  /ɪn ˈtɑ lə rənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
  2. (adj) narrow-minded about cherished opinions

Usage(s):

  1. In fact, the Puritans were very intolerant, not only of witches but also of any deviation from the tribal orthodoxy.
  2. For decades, it has been exporting its intolerant brand of Islam.
  3. It is very intolerant, and that intolerance is going to scare off more and more followers.

News

  1. ANY LAB TEST NOW® Now Offering Easy Lab Testing for Allergies, Sensitivities and Intolerances

    Navigating your symptoms to find out whether you have allergies or are just sensitive or intolerant to substances can be complicated. ANY LAB TEST NOW® can help you determine which test is right for you. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10831753.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Made4Utah: New Grains

    PROVO, Utah (ABC4Utah) - New Grain is a Provo company, Made 4 Utah, providing new food options and life to people who are gluten intolerant. Inside the New Grains bakery you will find what you expect to find in a bakery; cookies, english muffins, and loaves of bread. But in this bakery there is one thing missing: gluten. The man behind New Grains, Tim Lawson, explained his company is "changing ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC 4 Salt Lake City

Quotes

  1. "I certainly dismiss labels like intolerant or racist because people raise concerns about border security, but we've also got to be very alive to the complexity of this and that there's no quick fix," Gillard told the Sunday Telegraph....
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Julia Gillard Source: AFP

  2. "I, for one, don't associate the struggle of the Indians in Chiapas with support for indefensible causes, intolerant language, cheap jokes and radical vanity," Monsivais wrote.
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Carlos Monsivais Source: The Associated Press

  3. "The tone and the sentiment of some of Amanda Marcotte's and Melissa McEwan's posts personally offended me," Edwards said in the statement. "Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but that kind of intolerant language will not be permitted...
    on Feb 8, 2007 By: John Edwards Source: Washington Post

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