tolerability
914 Views

GC: n

S: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23810019 (last access: 5 September 2014); GDT.

N: From tolerable, early 15c., “bearable,” from Middle French tolerable (14c.) and directly from Latin tolerabilis “that may be endured, supportable, passable,” from tolerare “to tolerate”. Meaning “moderate, middling, not bad” is recorded from 1540s. Related: Tolerably.

S: OED – http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=tolerable (last access: 19 May 2015)

SYN: tolerableness

S: http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/00365548409073967 (last access: 6 March 2013)

CR: tolerance