intolerance

noun
1 lack of tolerance
ADJECTIVE
racial, religious
VERB + INTOLERANCE
display, show
preach

We need to root out those who preach intolerance and hate.

PREPOSITION
intolerance of

The town began to show increasing intolerance of immigrants.

intolerance to

the professor's intolerance to any views other than his own

intolerance towards/toward

the intolerance of local residents towards/toward refugees

2 inability to digest certain substances
ADJECTIVE
food
glucose, lactose, etc.
PREPOSITION
intolerance of

theologians who wish to justify intolerance of homosexuality

intolerance to

an intolerance to milk products


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