intolerance[in täl′ər əns]
intolerance definition by Webster's New World
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- lack of tolerance, esp. of others' opinions, beliefs, etc.; bigotry
- an allergy or sensitivity to some food, medicine, etc.
Origin: Classical Latin intolerantia
intolerance definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- The quality or condition of being intolerant; lack of tolerance.
- Medicine Extreme sensitivity or allergy to a drug, food, or other substance: lactose intolerance.
intolerance - Medical Definition
Extreme sensitivity or allergy to a drug, food, or other substance.
- intolerant adjective