the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
the act of tolerating something
willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance(noun)
a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
The ability to endure pain or hardship; endurance.
The ability or practice of tolerating; an acceptance or patience with the beliefs, opinions or practices of others; a lack of bigotry.
The ability of the body (or other organism) to resist the action of a poison, to cope with a dangerous drug or to survive infection by an organism.
The variation or deviation from a standard, especially the maximum permitted variation in an engineering measurement.
The ability of the body to accept a tissue graft without rejection.
the power or capacity of enduring; the act of enduring; endurance
the endurance of the presence or actions of objectionable persons, or of the expression of offensive opinions; toleration
the power possessed or acquired by some persons of bearing doses of medicine which in ordinary cases would prove injurious or fatal
The Roycroft Dictionary
An agreement to tolerate intolerance.
The numerical value of Tolerance in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Tolerance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts apathy to one of brotherly love.
Some people have mistaken the police's tolerance for weakness, i call for students who are planning to return to the occupation sites tonight not to do so.
There is no tolerance for those people who question the dignity of others, no tolerance for those who are not willing to help where legal and human help is required, the more people who make that clear ... the stronger we will be.
While none of us knows what that (decision) will be, our shared hope and expectation is that, regardless of the decision, people on all sides show tolerance, mutual respect and restraint, this is not the time to turn on each other.
Tolerance/forbearance of one's differences/weaknesses is what gives rise to a lasting friendship/relationship. I mean, without tolerance/forbearance there can't/won't be any lasting friendship/relationship. Thus, be/remain tolerant/forbearing.
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Translations for Tolerance
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- ক্ষমা, সহনBengali
- snášenlivost, toleranceCzech
- ανεκτικότητα, ανοχήGreek
- suvaitsevaisuus, toleranssiFinnish
- pakanta, tolerancija, pakantumasLithuanian
- verdraagzaamheid, tolerantieDutch
- tolernață, rezistență, toleranță, acceptare, conformareRomanian
- терпимость, терпение, толерастия, допуск, толерантностьRussian
- tolerancija, podnošljivost, trpeljivostSerbo-Croatian
- tolerans, fördragsamhetSwedish
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