Intolerance

Definition of Intolerance

In`tol´er`ance   Pronunciation: ĭn`tǒl´ẽr`ans
n.1.
1.Lack of capacity to endure; as, intolerance of light.
2.The quality of being intolerant; refusal to allow to others the enjoyment of their opinions, chosen modes of worship, and the like; lack of patience and forbearance; illiberality; bigotry; as, intolerance shown toward a religious sect.
These few restrictions, I hope, are no great stretches of intolerance, no very violent exertions of despotism.
- Burke.

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ageism, balkiness, bias, bigotry, bullheadedness, classism, determination, discrimination, doggedness, dogmatism, fanaticism, fixed mind, hardheadedness, headstrongness, illiberality, inflexible will, intoleration, mulishness, narrow-mindedness, nonendurance, obduracy, obstinacy, obstinateness, opinionatedness, overzealousness, partiality, perseverance, pertinacity, pigheadedness, prejudice, racialism, racism, restiveness, self-will, sexism, stiff neck, stiff-neckedness, strongheadness, stubbornness, sulkiness, sullenness, tenaciousness, tenacity, uncharitableness, uncooperativeness, unforbearance, ungenerousness, unregenerateness, willfulness, xenophobia
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