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Synonyms for intolerance
ɪnˈtɒl ər ənsin·tol·er·ance

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. intolerance

    Fanaticism is extravagant or even frenzied zeal; bigotry is obstinate and unreasoning attachment to a cause or creed; fanaticism and bigotry usually include intolerance, which is unwillingness to tolerate beliefs or opinions contrary to one's own; superstition is ignorant and irrational religious belief. Credulity is not distinctively religious, but is a general readiness to believe without sufficient evidence, with a proneness to accept the marvellous. Bigotry is narrow, fanaticism is fierce, superstition is ignorant, credulity is weak, intolerance is severe. Bigotry has not the capacity to reason fairly, fanaticism has not the patience, superstition has not the knowledge and mental discipline, intolerance has not the disposition. Bigotry, fanaticism, and superstition are perversions of the religious sentiment; credulity and intolerance often accompany skepticism or atheism.

    bigotry, credulity, fanaticism, superstition

    cynicism, free-thinking, indifference, latitudinarianism

Princeton's WordNet

  1. intolerancenoun

    impatience with annoyances

    "his intolerance of interruptions"


  2. intolerancenoun

    unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. intolerancenoun

    superciliousness, imperiousness, want of toleration, want of forbearance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. intolerancenoun

    bigotry, dogmatism, illiberality

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  1. Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller:

    Albuquerque is on edge right now, and I want to be clear that we, and our partners across law enforcement, are directing every possible resource to these cases. We will protect our community and bring the perpetrator of these crimes to justice. We unequivocally denounce these senseless killings and stand with our Muslim community against intolerance and violence in every form, we have heard from the community that the fear is so strong, there is a concern about even things like groceries and getting meals for certain folks in certain areas of town.

  2. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance.

  3. David Greenfield:

    What puts somebody in that category is they are using it to a point where they are experiencing some degree of withdrawal. They are developing intolerance, meaning they are using it more and more.

  4. Angela Merkel:

    These days it is necessary to say this clearly. Because we are experiencing worrying racism, increasing intolerance, a wave of hate crime, we pay particular attention to anti-Semitism, which threatens Jewish life in Germany, in Europe and beyond.

  5. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    Its ignorance is intolerance. But it's also illegal. And it's spreading.

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