Origin of toleration
Examples from the Web for toleration
Too often this dynamic results in a toleration of demagogues who show callousness to communities of color in the USA.Hispanic Outreach Director Explains Why He Said ‘Adios’ to the GOP|John Avlon|May 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yes, Israel is what Walzer called, in his book On Toleration, a “complicated case.”
And can toleration in the active-spirited be ever anything more than approximate?The Coryston Family|Mrs. Humphry Ward
Randolph strangely finds fault with Mary for her toleration in religious matters.
Any Christian who to-day exercises the least toleration is to that extent false to his religion.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 7 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
The question of the amount of toleration to be accorded to Dissenters had been entirely laid aside.
I should say that except where it is explained to the contrary, I use the word "toleration" to mean toleration by law.The Making of Arguments|J. H. Gardiner
British Dictionary definitions for toleration
Word Origin and History for toleration
1510s, "permission granted by authority, license," from Middle French tolération (15c.), from Latin tolerationem (nominative toleratio) "a bearing, supporting, enduring," noun of action from past participle stem of tolerare "to tolerate, literally "to bear" (see extol). Meaning "forbearance, sufferance" is from 1580s. Religious sense is from Act of Toleration, statute granting freedom of religious worship (with conditions) to dissenting Protestants in England, 1689.