• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Intoleration Intolerance; lack of toleration; refusal to tolerate a difference of opinion.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Being lactose intolerant can cause chronic flatulence
    • n intoleration Want of toleration; intolerance.
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  • Thomas Paine
    “Society in every state is a blessing, but Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.”
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    “Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.”
  • Winston Churchill
    “No folly is more costly than the folly of intolerant idealism.”
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    “Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance.”
  • Aleister Crowley
    “Intolerance is evidence of impotence.”
  • Samuel Davies
    Samuel Davies
    “Intolerance has been the curse of every age and state.”


In literature:

Just when his nervousness was becoming intolerable, there sounded a knock.
"In the Year of Jubilee" by George Gissing
The neighbourhood will be intolerable.
"Demos" by George Gissing
No book made appeal to her, and the sight of those which she had bought from home was intolerable.
"The Emancipated" by George Gissing
The girl was intolerably conceited.
"A Life's Morning" by George Gissing
Having recognized intolerance as intolerance, having estimated it at its true worth, the next question is, how to get rid of it.
"As a Matter of Course" by Annie Payson Call
The intolerable cowardice amazes me.
"Vittoria, Complete" by George Meredith
One groans at your intolerable tristesse.
"The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete" by George Meredith
That pond is intolerable.
"The Young Step-Mother" by Charlotte M. Yonge
The physical suffering that this spectacle caused him became intolerable.
"Therese Raquin" by Emile Zola
But the suspense was intolerable to Tom.
"The Mill on the Floss" by George Eliot

In poetry:

Helpless I lie.
And around me the feet of thy watchers tread.
There is a rumour and a radiance of wings above my head,
An intolerable radiance of wings. . . .
"Sleeping Out: Full Moon" by Rupert Brooke
Sleep comes at last -
Sleep full of dreams and misgivings -
Broken with brutal and sordid
Voices and sounds that impose on me,
Ere I can wake to it,
The unnatural, intolerable day.
"Vigil" by William Ernest Henley
The intolerable chain
Of downward thoughts, in vain,
In vain would fetter me to mortal things:
I break away from earth,
Called to a nobler birth,
And I am borne aloft on faith's immortal wings.
"Song of the Triumphant Christian" by John Bowring
And when I asked him why he strode
Thus scowling down the human road,
Scowling, he answered, “I am he
Who champions total liberty —
Intolerance being, ma’am, a state
No tolerant man can tolerate.
"The Angry Man" by Phyllis McGinley
When I’m killed, don’t think of me
Buried there in Cambrin Wood,
Nor as in Zion think of me
With the Intolerable Good.
And there’s one thing that I know well,
I’m damned if I’ll be damned to Hell!
"When I'm Killed" by Robert Graves
Imagination plays me most intolerable tricks.
To enumerate them all would be unbearably prolix.
Just a trifle bids them gather and a trifle bids them go.
And they tease me and torment me more than anyone can know.
"Imagination" by Gamaliel Bradford

In news:

Muslim world must reject intolerance .
Iran and Al Qaeda "Are All Rooted in the Bitter Soil of Intolerance ".
The New Religious Intolerance , by Martha C Nussbaum.
The New Religious Intolerance .
Global religious intolerance up — even in U.S.
Religious Intolerance Is On The Rise Worldwide.
EL Seed painted tallest minaret in Tunisia with passage from Quran that tackles intolerance .
Tragedy in Benghazi born of ignorance and intolerance .
Once again the Mideast is trapped in a combustible abyss of hatred, intolerance and political strife.
When adults become lactose intolerant for a few years and return to being lactose tolerant, it might be because their small intestine was damaged and then slowly healed.
Meeting addresses challenges of gluten intolerance .
Nutritionist and registered dietitian Beve Kindblade will give a presentation about the challenges of gluten intolerance , including how to heal your gut through nutrition.
Lactose intolerance means the body can't properly digest lactose, a sugar naturally found in milk and other dairy products.
Rexall adds 'lite' version of food intolerance test.
Katz Group Canada's Rexall and Rexall Pharma Plus drug stores are offering a lower-priced version of the Hemocode food intolerance system.

In science:

We have to keep in mind that an increase in upset rate in the serializer can be expected when clocked at high frequency, but we don’t expect an intolerable rate of soft errors.
Single Event Effects in the Pixel readout chip for BTeV
What then is the false thing forcing the isomorphism theorem proof to be so intolerant? The problem is probably in quadratic stable algebra (surgery, L-theory).
Lectures on controlled topology: mapping cylinder neighborhoods
Tolerant or intolerant character of interacting criteria in aggregation by the Choquet integral.
Weighted lattice polynomials of independent random variables
In particular the flatness of the plates, as specified by commercial standards, exceeds the requirements by intolerable amounts.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee
Biased coin design with imbalance intolerance.
Exact properties of Efron's biased coin randomization procedure