Definitions For Tolerance


  • The act of tolerating something
  • A disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
  • A permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
  • The power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
  • Willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
  • Willingness to accept feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different from your own
  • The ability to accept, experience, or survive something harmful or unpleasant
  • Your body's ability to become adjusted to something (such as a drug) so that its effects are experienced less strongly

Is Tolerances a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Tolerance is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tolerance in a Sentence

  • A tolerance for other lifestyles
  • The plants have a high tolerance for heat.
  • Some patients gradually develop a tolerance for the drug and need to be given a larger dose.

Synonyms for Tolerance

Antonyms for Tolerances

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