Adjective "Intolerant" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Intolerant


    Definition:

    1. not tolerating or respecting beliefs, opinions, usages, manners, etc., different from one's own, as in political or religious matters; bigoted.

    2. unable or unwilling to tolerate or endure (usually followed by of): intolerant of very hot weather.

    3. unable to fully digest or absorb a specified food or drug (used postpositively or in combination): lactose intolerant; aspirin-intolerant. noun

    4. an intolerant person; bigot.

    Examples:

    "people can be intolerant of oppositions."

    "people can be intolerant."

    "minorities can be intolerant."

    "governments can be intolerant."

    "fanaticses can be intolerant."

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