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To what dangers might she not be subjected, by the intolerant zeal of conversion!

You cannot imagine a more ignorant, intolerant, narrow-minded woman than she.

He was ever a short-tempered man, intolerant of irrelevancies.

It shall never be said of us that we were either impatient or intolerant.'

It was all right, provided the intolerant establishment were to remain.

Yet in their religious acts they were often bigoted, intolerant and puerile.

Anna used to tell me I was intolerant and made no allowance for human nature.

Taine was arrogant and suspicious and intolerant even on the Niccola.

We see why in some points it tends to be inquisitive or intolerant.

The pine wood loves a clean floor, and is intolerant of undergrowth.

WORD ORIGIN

1735, from Latin intolerantem (nominative intolerans) "not enduring, impatient, intolerant; intolerable," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + tolerans, present participle of tolerare "to bear, endure" (see toleration). Of plants, from 1898. The noun meaning "intolerant person or persons" is from 1765.

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