Definition of Toleration

1. Noun. A disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations. "All people should practice toleration and live together in peace"

Exact synonyms: Acceptance, Sufferance
Generic synonyms: Permissiveness, Tolerance
Specialized synonyms: Self Acceptance
Derivative terms: Accept, Acceptant, Suffer, Tolerate



2. Noun. Official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion).
Generic synonyms: License, Permission, Permit
Category relationships: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Derivative terms: Tolerate

Definition of Toleration

1. n. The act of tolerating; the allowance of that which is not wholly approved.

Definition of Toleration

1. Noun. the tolerance of the beliefs or the culture of others ¹

2. Noun. the official recognition of an individual's right to hold dissenting opinions, especially in religion ¹

3. Noun. lenience or forbearance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toleration

1. [n -S]

Toleration Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Toleration Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Toleration

tolerable daily intake
tolerableness
tolerablish
tolerably
tolerance
tolerance dose
toleranced
tolerances
tolerancing
tolerant
tolerantly
tolerate
tolerated
tolerates
tolerating
toleration (current term)
tolerations
tolerative
tolerator
tolerators
tolerization
tolerize
tolerizeable
tolerized
tolerizing
tolerogen
tolerogenesis
tolerogenic
toles
tolevamer

Literary usage of Toleration

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Literary Studies by Walter Bagehot (1879)
"THE METAPHYSICAL BASIS OF toleration.* (1874.) ONE of the most marked peculiarities of recent times in England is the increased liberty in the expression of ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1773)
"But, if they are merely of a religious nature, I then af- fert, that he is not to controul them. For if we do not include in the idea of toleration, ..."

3. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"CHAPTER XI RELIGIOUS toleration IN ENGLAND WHEN we speak of toleration, ... toleration may be universal, in the sense that all beliefs are so protected; ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"CHAPTER XI RELIGIOUS toleration IN ENGLAND WHEN we speak of toleration, ... toleration may be universal, in the sense that all beliefs are so protected; ..."

5. History of England from the Accession of James I to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1909)
"The main condition of toleration was the absence of fear lest toleration should be used as a means of attack upon those conditions wno granted it. ..."

6. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1858)
"toleration. A* enlightened toleration is a blessing of the last age—it would seem ... It is curious that Locke published his first letter on "toleration" in ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Toleration

Search for Toleration on Dictionary.com!Search for Toleration on Thesaurus.com!Search for Toleration on Google!Search for Toleration on Wikipedia!

Search