Character Definitions of Tolerance

  • Learning how to respond to the immaturity of others without accepting their standard of immaturity. Learning to accept others as unique expressions of specific character qualities in varying degrees of maturity (Character Clues Game)
  • Accepting others at different levels of maturity. (Character First!)
  • Realizing that everyone is at varying levels of character development (International Association of Character Cities)
  • The action or practice of bearing pain or hardship; the power or ability to endure something.  (The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary)