Recent Examples of intolerance from the Web
In our school community there is no room for intolerance.
It is meant to bring together global organizations working to eradicate intolerance of the LGBT community, as well as others.
Outside the City and Parish Church of St. Mary, where Luther preached, an anti-Semitic relief still hangs as testament to that age-old intolerance.
Eritrea is not on the list of countries in the Trump administration’s proposed travel ban, but there is intolerance in the air.
As anger and intolerance dominated the national public discourse over the past year, Arundel High School principal Gina Davenport thought about how her students might respond.
The situation Rudnick constructs is all too plausible in an age when mass violence and displays of intolerance are regularly in the news, but the change in dramatic register isn’t smoothly pulled off.
While only 1 percent of Americans have celiac disease, a potentially serious allergy to wheat that can interfere with nutrient absorption, some doctors estimate that as many as 30 percent of Americans have some sort of intolerance to gluten.
But clinging stubbornly to its presence on caps and uniforms, as the Indians have, or trying to justify it as anything other than a grim relic of intolerance means taking a stand on the wrong side of history.
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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
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