Non-tolerance



[tol-er-uh ns] /ˈtɒl ər əns/

noun
1.
a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whose opinions, beliefs, practices, racial or ethnic origins, etc., differ from one’s own; freedom from bigotry.
2.
a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward opinions, beliefs, and practices that differ from one’s own.
3.
interest in and concern for ideas, opinions, practices, etc., foreign to one’s own; a liberal, undogmatic viewpoint.
4.
the act or capacity of enduring; endurance:
My tolerance of noise is limited.
5.
Medicine/Medical, Immunology.

6.
Machinery.

7.
Also called allowance. Coining. a permissible deviation in the fineness and weight of coin, owing to the difficulty of securing exact conformity to the standard prescribed by law.
/ˈtɒlərəns/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being tolerant
2.
capacity to endure something, esp pain or hardship
3.
the permitted variation in some measurement or other characteristic of an object or workpiece
4.
(physiol) the capacity of an organism to endure the effects of a poison or other substance, esp after it has been taken over a prolonged period
n.

early 15c., “endurance, fortitude,” from Old French tolerance (14c.), from Latin tolerantia “endurance,” from tolerans, present participle of tolerare “to bear, endure, tolerate” (see toleration). Of authorities, in the sense of “permissive,” first recorded 1530s; of individuals, with the sense of “free from bigotry or severity,” 1765. Meaning “allowable amount of variation” dates from 1868; and physiological sense of “ability to take large doses” first recorded 1875.

tolerance tol·er·ance (tŏl’ər-əns)
n.

tol’er·ant adj.

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