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intolerance

[in-tol-er-uh ns] /ɪnˈtɒl ər əns/
noun
1.
lack of toleration; unwillingness or refusal to tolerate or respect contrary opinions or beliefs, persons of different races or backgrounds, etc.
2.
incapacity or indisposition to bear or endure:
intolerance to heat.
3.
abnormal sensitivity or allergy to a food, drug, etc.
4.
an intolerant act.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; < Latin intolerantia. See intolerant, -ance
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intolerance in·tol·er·ance (ĭn-tŏl'ər-əns)
n.
Extreme sensitivity or allergy to a drug, food, or other substance.


in·tol'er·ant adj.
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