Definition of tolerance :
1. Allowed amount of variation from the standard or from exact conformity to the specified dimensions, weight, etc., as in various mechanical operations;
2. Capability of growth in more or less shade.
3. The amount which coins, either singly or in lots, are legally allowed to vary above or below the standard of weight or fineness.
4. The endurance of the presence or actions of objectionable persons, or of the expression of offensive opinions; toleration.
5. The power or capacity of enduring; the act of enduring; endurance.
6. The power possessed or acquired by some persons of bearing doses of medicine which in ordinary cases would prove injurious or fatal.
endurance, understanding, valuation reserve, valuation account, sensitivity, allowance account, lenity, altruism, indulgence, mercy, resignation, end, charitableness, concession, humanity, good will, leniency, compassion, allowance, accept, sufferance, margin, security deposit, perimeter, gross profit margin, limit, permission, gross profit, leeway, grace, adjustment, threshold, liberalism, patience, license, long-suffering, border
mildness (part of speech: noun)
geniality, moderation, easiness, benevolence, liberalness, acceptance, gentleness, mildness, open-mindedness, insipidity, meekness, permissiveness, laxity, kindness, libertarianism, charity, latitude, lenience, tenderness, peaceableness, amiability, forbearance, benignity, liberality, moderateness, softness, cordiality, broad-mindedness, sweetness, quietness, evenness, liberty, clemency
resistance (part of speech: noun)
- From ill- concealed hostility he drifted into a position of tolerance and finally of friendship towards Genoa, provided that she became democratic. - "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.
- The whole character is drawn with extraordinary delicacy and insight, and with a tenderness which marks Chaucer's large- hearted tolerance. - "Chaucer and His Times", Grace E. Hadow.
- Santoris glanced him over with polite tolerance. - "The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance", Marie Corelli.