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1. tolerance

noun. ['ˈtɑːlɝəns'] a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior.

Synonyms

  • indulgence
  • leniency
  • disposition
  • temperament
  • lenience
  • acceptance
  • permissive
  • unpermissive
  • overtolerance
  • permissiveness
  • sufferance

Antonyms

  • unpermissive
  • unpermissiveness
  • unfriendliness
  • cheerfulness

Etymology

  • tolérance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tolerantia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Tolerance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

How do you spell tolerance? Is it tolerence ?

A common misspelling of tolerance is tolerence

Example sentences of the word tolerance


1. Noun, singular or mass
Select a strike price that fits your accepted level of risk tolerance.

Quotes containing the word tolerance


1. Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
- Agnes Repplier

2. Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings. I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion. We are all in this life together.
- Linda Thompson

3. I believe in an India of pluralism and diversity, not of religious bigotry and caste politics. I believe in an India that is secure in itself and confident of its place in the world, an India that is a proud example of tolerance, freedom and hope for the downtrodden.
- Shashi Tharoor

2. tolerance

noun. ['ˈtɑːlɝəns'] the act of tolerating something.

Synonyms

  • lenience
  • leniency

Antonyms

  • mercilessness
  • unwillingness
  • sociability

Etymology

  • tolérance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tolerantia (Latin)

3. tolerance

noun. ['ˈtɑːlɝəns'] the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions.

Synonyms

  • endurance

Antonyms

  • unwilling
  • uncheerfulness

Etymology

  • tolérance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tolerantia (Latin)

4. tolerance

noun. ['ˈtɑːlɝəns'] willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others.

Synonyms

  • liberality
  • broad-mindedness
  • neutrality
  • liberalness
  • disinterest
  • mental attitude

Antonyms

  • intolerance
  • disagreeableness
  • friendliness
  • optimism

Etymology

  • tolérance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tolerantia (Latin)

5. tolerance

noun. ['ˈtɑːlɝəns'] a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits.

Synonyms

  • divergence
  • discrepancy
  • margin
  • disagreement
  • variance
  • leeway

Antonyms

  • permissiveness
  • ill nature
  • good nature
  • composure

Etymology

  • tolérance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tolerantia (Latin)
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