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intolerant

adjective uk   /ɪnˈtɒl.ər.ənt/  us   /-ˈtɑː.lɚ-/ disapproving
C2 disapproving of or refusing to accept ideas or ways of behaving that are different from your own: She can be very intolerant of students who don't understand what she's talking about. used, usually in compounds, to describe a person who is not able to eat a particular type of food or take a particular type of medicine without it having a bad effect: Recent studies show that many people who think they are suffering from bowel disease might in fact be lactose intolerant.
intolerantly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
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