Toleration meaning

tŏlə-rāshən
Tolerance with respect to the actions and beliefs of others.
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The act or an instance of tolerating.
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The allowance of something not explicitly approved; tolerance, forbearance.
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Official recognition of the rights of individuals and groups to hold dissenting opinions, especially on religion.
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Tolerance; esp., freedom to hold religious views that differ from the established ones.
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Specifically, the allowance by a government (other ruling power) of the exercise of religion beyond the state established faith.
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Origin of toleration

  • From Middle French toleration, from Latin tolerātiōnem, accusative singular of tolerātiō, from the verb tolerō (“I tolerate"). Compare tolerance.

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