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Not tolerant, especially:
a. Unwilling to tolerate differences in opinions, practices, or beliefs, especially religious beliefs.
b. Opposed to the inclusion or participation of those different from oneself, especially those of a different racial, ethnic, or social background.
c. Unable or unwilling to endure or support: intolerant of interruptions; a community intolerant of crime.
d. Unable to digest or metabolize a food, drug, or other substance or compound: people who are lactose intolerant.

in·tol′er·ant·ly adv.


(in-tol'e-rans) [L. intolerantia, impatience]
An inability to endure, or an incapacity for bearing, pain or the effects of a drug or other substance. Particular intolerances are listed under the first word. See: e.g., activity intolerance; fructose intolerance; lactose intolerance
intolerant (-rant), adjective
References in classic literature ?
And is this,' she added, looking at her visitor with the proud intolerant air with which she had begun, 'no injury?
The national Church, instead of protesting, steadily identified itself more closely with the Court party, and its ruling officials, on the whole, grew more and more worldly and intolerant.
He was a man of fixed principles, strong prejudices, and regular habits, intolerant of dissent in any shape, acting under a firm conviction that his opinions were always right, and whoever differed from them must be either most deplorably ignorant, or wilfully blind.
she laid special stress on the I--"have never been strict and intolerant.
Kept aloof from all practical life as Philip had been, and by nature half feminine in sensitiveness, he had some of the woman's intolerant repulsion toward worldliness and the deliberate pursuit of sensual enjoyment; and this one strong natural tie in his life,--his relation as a son,--was like an aching limb to him.
Speaking on Hong Kong radio, legislator and democracy campaigner Emily Lau said the public ``will feel very oppressed because they fear that the new regime would be very intolerant.
marketing authorization for use of HIVID(R) (zalcitabine), also known as ddC, as a monotherapy treatment for HIV-infection in adults with advanced HIV-disease who either have experienced disease progression while receiving zidovudine, or who are intolerant to zidovudine, formerly known as AZT.
Later, accepting the Vanguard Award, Whoopi Goldberg argued that only patience heals homophobia: "We must not become [like] those intolerant people.
She is an intolerant, fanatic, almost fascist woman and she gave to the people that which she didn't get when she was young.
Stavudine is specifically approved for the treatment of adults with advanced HIV infection who no longer respond to or are intolerant of other antiviral drugs.
At a presentation at the 126th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association Chicago, IL (October, 2001), by Professor Sheremata et al, independent clinical researchers found that patients who were intolerant to Betaseron(R) could tolerate Alferon N Injection(R) and that the Alferon N Injection(R) had a similar effect in stabilizing / reducing the disability scores when compared to Betaseron(R) tolerant patients.
They also created the opportunity for intolerant people at the other end of the spectrum from Duke to violently threaten the free-speech rights of those with whom they disagree.