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Definition of Tolerance

Tolerance

  1. Capability of growth in more or less shade.
  2. Allowed amount of variation from the standard or from exact conformity to the specified dimensions, weight, etc., as in various mechanical operations;
  3. The amount which coins, either singly or in lots, are legally allowed to vary above or below the standard of weight or fineness.
  4. The power or capacity of enduring; the act of enduring; endurance.
  5. The endurance of the presence or actions of objectionable persons, or of the expression of offensive opinions; toleration.
  6. The power possessed or acquired by some persons of bearing doses of medicine which in ordinary cases would prove injurious or fatal.

Tolerance Quotations

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Paul Sweeney

What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Voltaire

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
John F. Kennedy

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Dalai Lama

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Helen Keller
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Tolerance Translations

tolerance in German is Toleranz
tolerance in Italian is tolleranza
tolerance in Spanish is tolerancia
tolerance in Swedish is tolerans