For whoever holds love and compassion in high esteem, the practice of tolerance is essential, and it requires an enemy.
As if to send a sharp signal, Jacobs adds: “I would say to you there would not be a great amount of tolerance for anything else.”
For these self-righteous and thin-skinned folks, there are apparently limits to the liberal virtue of tolerance.
Now the whole caucus has to deal with it, and that impacts the tolerance level.
He ends by summing up the morals of the story in a series of earnest non-sequiturs, mostly having to do with tolerance.
Moreover,” she said, “I was able to express my views to them, and they were always listened to with tolerance and courtesy.
Temper and tolerance were short ten years after sixty-three.
The captain listened patiently, and with an old man's tolerance for inexperience, glad to have any diversion to unhappy thoughts.
And when they stared at him, "It is not tolerance that I will show," said he, "but love."
This is the last stage of tolerance, which few men, I suppose, in this world attain.
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)
Decreased responsiveness to a stimulus, especially over a period of continued exposure.
The capacity to absorb a drug continuously or in large doses without adverse effect; diminution in the response to a drug after prolonged use.
Physiological resistance to a poison.
Acceptance of a tissue graft or transplant without immunological rejection.
Unresponsiveness to an antigen that normally produces an immunological reaction.
The ability of an organism to resist or survive infection by a parasitic or pathogenic organism.