quasi intolerant

intolerant

[in-tol-er-uhnt]
adjective
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.
noun
3.
an intolerant person; bigot.

Origin:
1725–35; < Latin intolerant- (stem of intolerāns) impatient. See in-3, tolerant

intolerantly, adverb
quasi-intolerant, adjective
quasi-intolerantly, adverb

intolerable, intolerant.


1. illiberal, narrow, proscriptive, prejudiced, biased, dictatorial, totalitarian. Intolerant, fanatical, bigoted refer to strongly illiberal attitudes. Intolerant refers to an active refusal to allow others to have or put into practice beliefs different from one's own: intolerant in politics; intolerant of other customs. Bigoted is to be so emotionally or subjectively attached to one's own belief as to be hostile to all others: a bigoted person. Fanatical applies to unreasonable or extreme action in maintaining one's beliefs and practices without necessary reference to others: a fanatical religious sect.


1. liberal.
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intolerant (ɪnˈtɒlərənt)
 
adj (foll by of)
1.  lacking respect for practices and beliefs other than one's own
2.  not able or willing to tolerate or endure: intolerant of noise
 
in'tolerance
 
n
 
in'tolerantly
 
adv

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