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Word: intolerant

Definition: not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate


Sentences Containing 'intolerant'

Although he mastered the difficult terminology of the classical Tibetan language and was able to pass for a Tibetan, he was surprisingly intolerant of Tibetans' minor violations of monastic laws, and of the eating of meat in a country with very little arable farmland.
An angry flush overspread her features; and she said, in an intolerant manner, grasping the arm-chair tightly with her hands: 'What compensation can you make to ME for opening such a pit between me and my son?
And again for 2007: "Anti-Zionism: There were some anti-Zionism or religiously intolerant editorials, op-eds and editorial cartoons in the English and Arabic-language electronic and print media.
And is this,' she added, looking at her visitor with the proud intolerant air with which she had begun, 'no injury?'
Aside from its religious aspect, the result of Siege of La Rochelle marks an important stage in the creation of a strong central government in France, in actual control of its entire territory and intolerant of any regional defiance of its rule.
Cannatella then returned for another "Challenge" season titled "", where she was placed in a team with fellow contestant Sarah Rice from (The Real World: Brooklyn) whom she had conflict with in Battle of the Seasons, later in Episode 3 Cannatella quit the game after she got into an argument with Aneesa Ferreira, and became intolerant of the conditions in the house.
Due to increased human activity causing turbidity and siltation which the sickle darters are keenly intolerant of, its habitats are steadily decreasing and so are its numbers.
Hedgehogs are lactose-intolerant and will have stomach problems after consuming most dairy products, though occasional plain lowfat yogurt (yogurt contains bacteria that naturally process lactose) or cottage cheese seem to be well tolerated.
Omacetaxine is indicated for use as a treatment for patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia who are intolerant of tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
Solid fuel rockets are intolerant to cracks and voids and often require post-processing such as x-ray scans to identify faults.
Street names and landmarks do not exist as he remembers them, and the inhabitants of the town are similarly oblivious to their contradictory past. Peg proves intolerant of her husband's interest and abandons him while he explores the town.
The Arabic-language press, including government subsidized and quasi-governmental newspapers such as Al-Ittihad, Al-Bayan, and Al-Khaleej, carried editorial cartoons depicting negative images of Zionists; Al-Bayan carried religiously intolerant articles as well.
The chief priest of Kabul immediately proclaimed Habibullah to be the successor of Mohamed, whereupon the Emir of Afghanistan delivered an address inspired by an "intolerant ecclesiasticism".
They close their eyes and try to present themselves as tolerant and liberal, when in fact they are deeply intolerant."
Thus, while ACE inhibitors are still considered first-line therapy in heart failure, candesartan can be used in combination with an ACE to achieve improved mortality and morbidity vs. an ACE alone and additionally is an alternative in patients intolerant of ACE inhibitor therapy.
While publicising the book, Faulks received some criticism for negative remarks he made about the Koran; he was quick to offer "a simple but unqualified apology to my Muslim friends and readers for anything that has come out sounding crude or intolerant.

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