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Toleration

Tol`er`a´tion
n.1.The act of tolerating; the allowance of that which is not wholly approved.
2.Specifically, the allowance of religious opinions and modes of worship in a state when contrary to, or different from, those of the established church or belief.
3.Hence, freedom from bigotry and severity in judgment of the opinions or belief of others, especially in respect to religious matters.
Noun1.toleration - a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
2.toleration - official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)

TOLERATION. In some. countries, where religion is established by law, certain sects who do not agree with the established religion are nevertheless permitted to exist, and this permission is called toleration. Those are permitted and allowed to remain rather as a matter of favor than a matter of right.
     2. In the United States, there is no such a thing as toleration, all men have an equal right to worship God according to the dictates of their own consciences. See Christianity; Conscience; Religious test.

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