Recent Examples of intolerance from the Web
A woman was murdered for standing up to hate, bigotry, and intolerance.
That stance also assumes that the world beyond Harvard will be tolerant of this intolerance.
In an influential and widely shared piece, The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis outlined the level of intolerance: Forget the viability of being a Trump-friendly sportswriter today.
Trump has infuriated Europeans by pulling out of the Paris climate accord, and is seen as an agent of intolerance and instability among the political classes across much of Europe.
In Feb. 2017, the couple is off again with reports citing Chyna’s intolerance towards Kardashian’s insecurities and depression as the main reason for the split.
Before long, though, the men arrive at their defining conflict as Paisley attacks McGuinness's conscience and McGuinness denounces the intolerance Paisley bred for decades.
The IQ difference will be about as interesting as African-descended people’s genetic predisposition to lactose intolerance or lesser amounts of bodily hair.
Conservative media pointed to the furor as an example of intolerance on college campuses, where protests have derailed multiple appearances by contentious figures.
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First Known Use of intolerance
Synonymsdogmatism, illiberalism, illiberality, illiberalness, bigotry, intolerantness, narrow-mindedness, opinionatedness, partisanship, sectarianism, small-mindedness
Antonymsbroad-mindedness, liberalism, liberality, open-mindedness, tolerance
Related Wordsconservatism, reactionaryism; insularism, insularity, parochialism, provincialism
Near Antonymsprogressiveness, progressivism
INTOLERANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of intolerance for Students
- an intolerance to bright light
- religious intolerance
medical Definition of intolerance
- an intolerance to light
- glucose intolerance
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