Tolerance vs Egoism - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between tolerance and egoism
is that tolerance
is tolerance while egoism
(uncountable, obsolete) The ability to endure pain or hardship; endurance.
(uncountable) The ability or practice of tolerating; an acceptance or patience with the beliefs, opinions or practices of others; a lack of bigotry.
(uncountable) The ability of the body (or other organism) to resist the action of a poison, to cope with a dangerous drug or to survive infection by an organism.
(countable) The variation or deviation from a standard, especially the maximum permitted variation in an engineering measurement.
(uncountable) The ability of the body to accept a tissue graft without rejection.
The tendency to think selfishly with exclusive self-interest in mind.
(ethics) The belief that moral behavior should be directed toward one's self-interest only.
(nonstandard, by confusion of the similar words) egotism
* (tendency to think of self) selfishness
* (tendency to think of self) altruism
* misanthropy (hatred of human race)