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Definition of Intolerance

Intolerance

  1. Want of capacity to endure; as, intolerance of light.
  2. The quality of being intolerant; refusal to allow to others the enjoyment of their opinions, chosen modes of worship, and the like; want of patience and forbearance; illiberality; bigotry; as, intolerance shown toward a religious sect.

Intolerance Quotations

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Mahatma Gandhi

Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.
Mahatma Gandhi

Defeating racism, tribalism, intolerance and all forms of discrimination will liberate us all, victim and perpetrator alike.
Ban Ki-moon

Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
Aldous Huxley

You can compromise between good, better, and best, and you can compromise between bad and worse and terrible. But you can't compromise between good and evil. And now people look at the other side as a completely different kind of animal and say, 'They are taking the country down the road to purgatory.' It's complete intolerance.
Gary Ackerman
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Intolerance Translations

intolerance in German is Intoleranz
intolerance in Spanish is intolerancia
intolerance in Swedish is olidlig
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