Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who advocates toleration.

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Examples

  • Nominal Protestants like Lady Ashton identify liberality with an extreme tolerationist position, which holds that all visible differences are fundamentally adiaphora things indifferent.

    The Little Professor:

  • For a recent account of Sewell's anti-tolerationist (and anti-Evangelical) position, see Elizabeth Griffin, Anti-Catholicism and Nineteenth-Century Fiction (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2004), 69-78.

    The Little Professor:

  • The intermingled sable and silver of the armed, "majestical" ghost link him with England's lost dark/fair consensus, and with its militant reemergence in the alliance of persecuted Catholics and Puritans under tolerationist Essex.

    'The One and Only'

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