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Pronunciation:  in'tâlurunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  narrow-minded about cherished opinions
  2. [adj]  unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion

INTOLERANT is a 10 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: bigoted, illiberal, narrow, narrow-minded, rigid, strict
 Antonyms: tolerant
 See Also: uncharitable



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In*tol"er*ant\, a. [L. intolerans, -antis: cf. F.
    intol['e]rant. See {In-} not, and {Tolerant}.]
    1. Not enduring; not able to endure.
             The powers of human bodies being limited and
             intolerant of excesses.               --Arbuthnot.
    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.
             Religion, harsh, intolerant, austere, Parent of
             manners like herself severe.          --Cowper.
  2. \In*tol"er*ant\, n.
    An intolerant person; a bigot.
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