intolerant

When you're intolerant, you can't or won't put up with something. Usually, that means you're not very open-minded.

Being intolerant can mean you have a medical condition, like lactose intolerant people who can't eat dairy products. But more often being intolerant means you're unwilling to tolerate other ideas, opinions, beliefs or cultures. Homophobic people are intolerant of gay people. Sexist people are intolerant of women. Racist people are intolerant of people from other races. So it's safe to say intolerant people aren't the friendliest folks.

Definitions of intolerant
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adj unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion

Synonyms:
uncharitable
lacking love and generosity
bigoted
blindly and obstinately attached to some creed or opinion and intolerant toward others
rigid, strict
incapable of compromise or flexibility
Antonyms:
tolerant
showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
charitable
full of love and generosity
patient
enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance
unbigoted
not opinionated
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adj narrow-minded about cherished opinions

Synonyms:
illiberal
narrow, narrow-minded
lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view

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