toleration

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Toleration \Tol'er*a"tion\, noun [L. toleratio: cf. OF. toleration.]

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

2. Specifically, the allowance of religious opinions and modes of worship in a state when contrary to, or different from, those of the established church or belief.

3. Hence, freedom from bigotry and severity in judgment of the opinions or belief of others, especially in respect to religious matters.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

toleration

noun

1: a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace" [syn: {toleration}, {acceptance}, {sufferance}]

2: official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)


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