What is the definition of tolerance?

Definitions for tolerance

  • noun - the act of tolerating something
  • noun - a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
  • noun - a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
  • noun - the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
  • noun - willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
  • Pronounciation of tolerance

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    Synonyms for tolerance

    leeway margin permissiveness allowance

    Antonyms for tolerance


    Holonyms for tolerance

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    Hypernyms for tolerance

    temperament variance discrepancy endurance allowance disagreement attitude disposition divergence mental attitude

    Hyponyms for tolerance

    toleration overtolerance liberalness acceptance capacity disinterest lenience sufferance broad-mindedness neutrality leniency indulgence liberality

    Meronyms for tolerance

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