Intolerance


Intolerance

Intolerance is an antonym to "tolerance". The term may refer to one of the following.

;Medical/biological conditions

In medical/biological context the term is commonly used synonymously with "sensitivity", e.g., "salycylate sensitivity", "cold sensitivity", etc.

*Drug intolerance
*Food intolerance
*Lactose intolerance
*Hereditary fructose intolerance
*Sucrose intolerance
*Lysinuric protein intolerance
*Citric acid intolerance
*Salicylate intolerance (also known as aspirin intolerance)
*Lysinuric protein intolerance
*Cold intolerance
*Orthostatic intolerance
*Exercise intolerance

;Social/psychological/political:
*Religious intolerance
*Ethnic intolerance
*Ambiguity intolerance, a tendency to perceive ambiguity as a psychological discomfort

;Titles:
*Intolerance (film), a 1916 film by D.W. Griffith
*"Intolerance", a song by Tool from their 1993 album "Undertow"


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  • INTOLÉRANCE — À ceux qui s’abuseraient sur les vertus iréniques de la tolérance, Mirabeau adresse une opportune mise en garde, lorsqu’il déclare en 1789: «Je ne viens pas prêcher la tolérance. La liberté la plus illimitée de la religion est à mes yeux un droit …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Intolerance — Intolérance Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Intolerance — In*tol er*ance ([i^]n*t[o^]l [ e]r*ans), n. [L. intolerantia impatience, unendurableness: cf. F. intol[ e]rance.] [1913 Webster] 1. Lack of capacity to endure; as, intolerance of light. [1913 Webster] 2. The quality of being intolerant; refusal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intolérance — Intolerance    Épopée historique de David Wark Griffith, avec Lillian Gish (la femme au berceau), Mae Marsh (la bien aimée), Robert Harron (le jeune homme), Sam de Grasse (Arthur Jenkins), Margery Wilson (Brown Eyes), Constance Talmadge (la fille …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • intolerance — I noun acerbitas, adrogantia, aversion, bias, bigotry, chauvinism, discrimination, dislike, hatred, illiberality, incapacity to endure, jaundice, jingoism, lack of toleration, narrow mindedness, narrowness, one sidedness, partiality, persecution …   Law dictionary

  • intolerance — “unwillingness to endure a differing opinion,” 1765, from L. intolerantia “impatience, unendurableness, insufferableness, insolence,” from intolerantem (see INTOLERANT (Cf. intolerant)). Especially of religious matters through mid 19c.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • intolerance — [in täl′ər əns] n. [L intolerantia] 1. lack of tolerance, esp. of others opinions, beliefs, etc.; bigotry 2. an allergy or sensitivity to some food, medicine, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Intolerance — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Intoleranz Originaltitel: Intolerance Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1916 Länge: 197 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • intolerance — noun 1 lack of tolerance ADJECTIVE ▪ racial, religious VERB + INTOLERANCE ▪ display, show ▪ preach ▪ We need …   Collocations dictionary

  • Intolérance — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Intolérance », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) L intolérance est le contraire de la… …   Wikipédia en Français


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