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What is the difference between 'patience' and 'tolerance', according to psychology? i want to relate the 'concept of patience' in the noble Quran to the concept of tolerance in positive psychology.

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Patience and tolerance initially appear to be relatively similar; however, upon closer examination, they are actually quite different experiences.  According to some psychologists, patience and tolerance are both personality traits that occur on continuums (meaning you have a high or low level).

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