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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

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

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

Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.
Pervez Musharraf

America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
Barack Obama
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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

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