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  Definition of Tolerance
  1. the act of tolerating something
  2. a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
  3. a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
  4. the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
  5. willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
Similar Words: permissiveness, allowance, leeway, margin

 

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

 

Attributes: permissive, unpermissive

 

Derivational Morphology: digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up, allow, permit

 

Anagrams: anorectal

 

 
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