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INTOLERANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does intolerant mean? 

INTOLERANT (adjective)
  The adjective INTOLERANT has 2 senses:

1. unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
2. narrow-minded about cherished opinions

  Familiarity information: INTOLERANT used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTOLERANT (adjective)


Sense 1intolerant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion

Similar:

bigoted (blindly and obstinately attached to some creed or opinion and intolerant toward others)

rigid; strict (incapable of compromise or flexibility)

Also:

uncharitable (lacking love and generosity)

Antonym:

tolerant (showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others)


Sense 2intolerant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Narrow-minded about cherished opinions

Synonyms:

illiberal; intolerant

Similar:

narrow; narrow-minded (lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view)


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