Toleration vs Sabian - What's the difference?

toleration | sabian |

As nouns the difference between toleration and sabian

is that toleration is (obsolete) endurance of evil, suffering etc while sabian is one of a group (which is mentioned in the koran) that is entitled to muslim religious toleration, along with jews and christians (usually identified with the mandaeans or the elkesaites).




  • (obsolete) Endurance of evil, suffering etc.
  • The allowance of something not explicitly approved; tolerance, forbearance.
  • Specifically, the allowance by a government (or other ruling power) of the exercise of religion beyond the state established faith.
  • * 2012 , Faramerz Dabhoiwala, The Origins of Sex , Penguin 2013, p. 86:
  • Above all, the establishment of toleration helped to weaken the presumption that plurality in matters of faith inevitably caused social disorder.





    (en noun)
  • one of a group (which is mentioned in the Koran) that is entitled to Muslim religious toleration, along with Jews and Christians (usually identified with the Mandaeans or the Elkesaites)
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