lack of tolerance; unwillingness or refusal to tolerate or respect opinions or beliefs contrary to one's own.
unwillingness or refusal to tolerate or respect persons of a different social group, especially members of a minority group.
incapacity or indisposition to bear or endure: intolerance to heat.
abnormal sensitivity or allergy to a food, drug, etc.
an intolerant act.
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How to use intolerance in a sentence
Normalize calling out microaggressions and intervening rather than standing by during incidents of intolerance.Getting involved in diversity and inclusion is optional. That’s a problem | jakemeth | October 5, 2020 | Fortune
“The scapegoating and targeting of a minority group, for political purposes, feeds intolerance and discrimination, damaging all of society,” said Bachelet.Bachelet highlights LGBTQ rights abuses in U.N. Human Rights Council speech | Michael K. Lavers | September 16, 2020 | Washington Blade
Instead she worried about creeping intolerance now within her own party.Departure from convention—mom, baseball, the postal worker, and patriotism | jakemeth | August 19, 2020 | Fortune
Systemic intolerance of the trans community has plagued this country for too long and this presidency has done nothing but further that.
Each of these new ways of living are met with resistance and intolerance by others in the book.Transgender, Transhuman: Technological Advances Offer Increased Choices But Also Create New Prejudices | LGBTQ-Editor | April 9, 2020 | No Straight News
The researchers found that the fake stuff drives the kind of glucose intolerance that can lead to diabetes in human.
The indications vary, but progressive poor response and medication intolerance are a few possible justifications.The Burden Robin Williams Carried: Diagnosed With Parkinson’s and Depression | Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad | August 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Food intolerance occurs when your body is unable to digest a certain component of a food, such as the protein called gluten.10 Reasons You’re Exhausted and What to Do About It | DailyBurn | April 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But you should not have “acceptance” fed by feelings of futility; your response should be intolerance of intolerance.Female Journalist Gets Rape Threats Over Comic Book Criticism | Tauriq Moosa | April 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Anyone who suffers from gluten sensitivity, intolerance, or celiac disease knows how troublesome the problem is.Research Shows Link Between NSAID Use and Gut Disease | Valerie Vande Panne | April 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Why is religious intolerance so much more fierce and bitter than political intolerance?God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
It is more remarkable that there was so much toleration in the last century, than that there was also so much intolerance.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century | Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
Religious intolerance had driven the most industrious of the working classes to find a refuge in Holland or England.Belgium | George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
He believed him, with that cheerful intolerance which a certain type of mind affects, capable of anything.The Gold Bat | P. G. Wodehouse
The spirit of the local Government and of the clergy that controlled it was intolerance.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2 | Egerton Ryerson