intolerance (EN)

GC: n

S: UNESCO - http://goo.gl/60iInR;(external link) http://goo.gl/pCCtk4(external link) (last access: 2 September 2014); UN - http://www.un.org/WCAR/durban.pdf(external link) (last access: 2 September 2014).

N: 1. "unwillingness to endure a differing opinion," 1765, from Latin intolerantia "impatience, unendurableness, insufferableness, insolence," from intolerantem (see intolerant). Especially of religious matters through mid-19c. Now-obsolete intolerancy was used in same sense from 1620s.
2. The quality or state of being intolerant.
Exceptional sensitivity (as to a drug); specifically : inability to properly metabolize or absorb a substance.
3. Cultural Interrrelation: We can mention the movie Intolerance (1916) by D.W. Griffith.

S: 1. OED - http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=intolerance&searchmode=none(external link) (last access: 4 September 2014). 2. MW - https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intolerance(external link) (last access: 2 February 2017). 3. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0006864/(external link) (last access: 2 February 2017).


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