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intolerant

in·tol·er·ant

intolerant

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn ta l rnt
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: unable or unwilling to accept the existence or validity of opinions, beliefs, customs, and practices different from one's own; not tolerant.
Intolerant townspeople prevented members of the new denomination to build a church in their community.
synonyms:
bigoted, illiberal, narrow-minded, prejudiced
antonyms:
broad-minded, permissive, tolerant, unprejudiced
similar words:
biased, insular, jaundiced, opinionated, uncharitable
definition 2: unable or unwilling to endure (usu. fol. by of).
The neighbors have become intolerant of the boy's loud drum practice.
synonyms:
impatient
antonyms:
stoic, tolerant
similar words:
fed up
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derivation: intolerantly (adv.)