toleration


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tol·er·a·tion

 (tŏl′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1. Tolerance with respect to the actions and beliefs of others.
2. Official recognition of the rights of individuals and groups to hold dissenting opinions, especially on religion.

toleration

(ˌtɒləˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the act or practice of tolerating
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) freedom to hold religious opinions that differ from the established or prescribed religion of a country
ˌtolerˈationism n
ˌtolerˈationist n

tol•er•a•tion

(ˌtɒl əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of tolerating, esp. of allowing, enduring, or accepting what is not actually approved; forbearance.
2. allowance by law or government of the exercise of religions other than an established one.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toleration - a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situationstoleration - a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
permissiveness, tolerance - a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
self acceptance - an acceptance of yourself as you are, warts and all
2.toleration - official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)toleration - official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)
permission, permit, license - the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"

toleration

noun
1. acceptance, endurance, indulgence, sanction, allowance, permissiveness, sufferance, condonation They urged toleration of mixed marriages.
2. religious freedom, freedom of conscience, freedom of worship his views on religious toleration, education and politics

toleration

noun
Translations
تَسامُح دينيتَسامُح، إحْتِمال
tolerancetolerování
overbærenhedtolerance
eltûréstûrés
umburîarlyndiumburîarlyndi, frjálslynd stefna
tolerovanie
strpnost
göz yummahoş görmehoşgörütolerans

toleration

[ˌtɒləˈreɪʃən] Ntolerancia f
religious tolerationtolerancia f religiosa

toleration

[ˌtɒləˈreɪʃən] ntolérance f

toleration

nDuldung f, → Tolerierung f

toleration

[ˌtɒləˈreɪʃn] ntolleranza

tolerate

(ˈtoləreit) verb
to bear or endure; to put up with. I couldn't tolerate his rudeness.
ˈtolerable adjective
1. able to be borne or endured. The heat was barely tolerable.
2. quite good. The food was tolerable.
ˈtolerance noun
1. the ability to be fair and understanding to people whose ways, opinions etc are different from one's own. We should always try to show tolerance to other people.
2. the ability to resist the effects of eg a drug. If you take a drug regularly, your body gradually acquires a tolerance of it.
ˈtolerant adjective
showing tolerance. He's very tolerant towards his neighbours.
ˈtolerantly adverb
ˌtoleˈration noun
1. the act of tolerating. His toleration of her behaviour amazed me.
2. tolerance, especially in religious matters. The government passed a law of religious toleration.
References in classic literature ?
Marianne, who had never much toleration for any thing like impertinence, vulgarity, inferiority of parts, or even difference of taste from herself, was at this time particularly ill-disposed, from the state of her spirits, to be pleased with the Miss Steeles, or to encourage their advances; and to the invariable coldness of her behaviour towards them, which checked every endeavour at intimacy on their side, Elinor principally attributed that preference of herself which soon became evident in the manners of both, but especially of Lucy, who missed no opportunity of engaging her in conversation, or of striving to improve their acquaintance by an easy and frank communication of her sentiments.
Traddles is a good fellow,' returned my host nodding his head with an air of toleration.
There was an air of toleration or depreciation about his utterance of these words, that rather depressed me; and I was still looking sideways at his block of a face in search of any encouraging note to the text, when he said here we were at Barnard's Inn.
Toleration, in that instance, would have been self-murder, and many other examples might be alleged, in which their necessary measures of self-defence have been exaggerated into cruelty, and their most indispensable precautions distorted into persecution.
For myself, I can only say that when I read them, so long as I do not stop to think that they are all lies and frivolity, they give me a certain amount of pleasure; but when I come to consider what they are, I fling the very best of them at the wall, and would fling it into the fire if there were one at hand, as richly deserving such punishment as cheats and impostors out of the range of ordinary toleration, and as founders of new sects and modes of life, and teachers that lead the ignorant public to believe and accept as truth all the folly they contain.
All that their most abject compliances could obtain from him was a toleration of the exercise of their laws.
Attempts have been made to pervert this clause into an objection against the Constitution, by representing it on one side as a criminal toleration of an illicit practice, and on another as calculated to prevent voluntary and beneficial emigrations from Europe to America.
All this very plausible reasoning does not convince me, as it has not convinced the wisest of our Statesmen, that our ancestors erred in laying it down as an axiom of policy that the toleration of Irregularity is incompatible with the safety of the State.
In truth, I was a Martian chieftain, and this I learned later was the cause of my great freedom and my toleration in the audience chamber.
A species of armed toleration had marked their occasional meetings.
Hence the proverbial toleration of artists for their own evil creations.
This, with an iron nerve, a temper of the ice-brook, and indomitable resolution, self-command, and toleration exalted from virtues to blessings, and the kindliest and truest heart that beats, these form his equipment for the noble work that he is doing for mankind, work both in theory and practice, for his views are as wide as his all-embracing sympathy.