Tolerance or toleration a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whose opinions, practices, race, religion, nationality, etc., differ from one's own; freedom from bigotry.

Tolerance, tolerant, or toleration may also refer to:

  • Engineering tolerance, permissible limit(s) of variation in an object
    • Tolerance analysis, the study of accumulated variation in mechanical parts and assemblies
    • Tolerance coning, a budget of all tolerances that affect a particular parameter
  • Paradox of tolerance, the problem that a tolerant person is antagonistic toward intolerance, hence intolerant of it
  • Tolerance group, a way to ensure employees do not exceed their authority in financial transactions in an ERP system
  • Tolerance Monument, an outdoor sculpture near Goldman Promenade in Jerusalem, Israel
  • Tolerance tax, a historic tax that was levied against Jews in Hungary
  • Tolerant Systems, the former name of Veritas Software
  • Toleration Party, a historic political party active in Connecticut

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Famous quotes containing the word tolerance:

    Our first line of defense in raising children with values is modeling good behavior ourselves. This is critical. How will our kids learn tolerance for others if our hearts are filled with hate? Learn compassion if we are indifferent? Perceive academics as important if soccer practice is a higher priority than homework?
    Fred G. Gosman (20th century)

    It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.
    Pierre Bayle (1647–1706)

    For all the injustices in our past and our present, we have to believe that in the free exchange of ideas, justice will prevail over injustice, tolerance over intolerance and progress over reaction.
    Hillary Rodham Clinton (b. 1947)