Intolerant
Intolerant In*tol"er*ant ([i^]n*t[o^]l"[~e]r*ant), a. [L. intolerans, -antis: cf. F. intol['e]rant. See {In-} not, and {Tolerant}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not enduring; not able to endure. [1913 Webster]

The powers of human bodies being limited and intolerant of excesses. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

2. Not tolerating difference of opinion or sentiment, especially in religious matters; refusing to allow others the enjoyment of their opinions, rights, or worship; unjustly impatient of the opinion of those disagree with us; not tolerant; unforbearing; bigoted. [1913 Webster]

Religion, harsh, intolerant, austere, Parent of manners like herself severe. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]


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  • intolerant — intolerant …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • intolérant — intolérant, ante [ ɛ̃tɔlerɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1612; de 1. in et tolérant 1 ♦ Qui fait preuve d intolérance, manifeste de l intolérance. Monarques intolérants. Religion intolérante. Être intolérant envers, avec qqn. N. « les maximes des intolérants » …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • intolerant — INTOLERÁNT, Ă, intoleranţi, te, adj. Care nu e tolerant; neîngăduitor, netolerant. – Din fr. intolérant. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  Intolerant ≠ tolerant Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime  INTOLERÁNT adj. v.… …   Dicționar Român

  • intolerant — (adj.) 1735, from L. intolerantem (nom. intolerans) not enduring, impatient, intolerant; intolerable, from in “not” (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + tolerans, prp. of tolerare “to bear, endure” (see TOLERATION (Cf. toleration)). Of plants, from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • intolerant — Adj. (Mittelstufe) keine Toleranz gegenüber anderen Menschen aufweisend Beispiele: Er ist Ausländern gegenüber sehr intolerant. Sie verhält sich oft sehr intolerant …   Extremes Deutsch

  • Intolerant — In*tol er*ant, n. An intolerant person; a bigot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intolérant — intolérant, ante (in to lé ran, ran t ) adj. Qui manque de tolérance, qui ne peut ou ne veut supporter ; il se dit surtout en matière de religion, et des personnes comme des choses. Doctrine intolérante. •   L instituteur divin du christianisme,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • intolerant — • intolerant, ofördragsam, fördomsfull, oförsonlig, omedgörlig, trågsynt • fördomsfull, trågsynt, förstockad, intolerant, rigid …   Svensk synonymlexikon

  • intolerant — [in täl′ər ənt] adj. [L intolerans] not tolerant; unwilling to tolerate others opinions, beliefs, etc. or persons of other races, background, etc.; bigoted; illiberal intolerant of not able or willing to tolerate intolerantly adv. intolerantness… …   English World dictionary

  • Intoleránt — (lat.), unduldsam gegen Andersgläubige oder Andersdenkende; Intoleranz, Gegensatz der Toleranz oder Duldsamkeit (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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