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noun as in fortitude, grit

noun as in open-mindedness

noun as in fortitude

noun as in resistance

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Example Sentences

Dark Triad people have no tolerance for anything, or acceptance.

Desmond said the growing number of positive cases was a good thing because healthy people would build up a tolerance to the virus and protect the vulnerable.

That comity and tolerance seems to be vanishing, with that generation of Americans replaced with a generation driven by the anger of extremists.

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With funding from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, the researchers now plan to identify specific genetic markers that correlate with tolerance to tropical conditions.

Those genes may be behind the reptiles’ tolerance of cool temperatures, the researchers say.

And yes, our values include tolerance of those who wish to make fun of religion.

And what do we really mean when we say “religious tolerance”?

World peace, religious tolerance, and an end to global poverty, hunger, and disease.

But religious tolerance would be a wholesome goodie for every boy and girl.

I asked for world peace, religious tolerance and an end to poverty.

Ample tolerance of all religions and sects, but abolition and expulsion of all monastic Orders.

In the same session, James Madison actively participated in a discussion concerning religious liberty and tolerance.

Though it fell far short of what would now be understood by tolerance, it was fully up to the level of the times.

Two wide-reaching limitations of the principle of tolerance intervened to close the gate against other Nonconformists than these.

The Brodricks seemed to tolerate their brother-in-law; and he seemed, more sublimely, to tolerate their tolerance.


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On this page you'll find 101 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tolerance, such as: patience, resilience, resistance, strength, toughness, and endurance.

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