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1. tolerant

adjective. ['ˈtɑːlɝənt'] showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others.

Synonyms

  • charitable
  • unbigoted

Antonyms

  • intolerant
  • uncharitable
  • conservative

Etymology

  • tolerant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tolerans (Latin)

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Rhymes with Tolerant

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Sentences with tolerant


1. Adjective
People who are part of a mixed marriage are more tolerant of other races and cultures.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Pampas grass is drought tolerant and is avoided by deer.

Quotes about tolerant


1. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.
- W. Somerset Maugham

2. How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
- George Washington Carver

3. Books are the most tolerant of friends.
- Richard Paul Evans

2. tolerant

adjective. ['ˈtɑːlɝənt'] showing or characterized by broad-mindedness.

Synonyms

  • liberal
  • large-minded
  • broad-minded

Antonyms

  • thin
  • narrow
  • noncomprehensive
  • small

Etymology

  • tolerant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tolerans (Latin)

3. tolerant

adjective. ['ˈtɑːlɝənt'] tolerant and forgiving under provocation.

Synonyms

  • forgiving

Antonyms

  • little
  • specific

Etymology

  • tolerant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tolerans (Latin)

4. tolerant

adjective. ['ˈtɑːlɝənt'] able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress.

Synonyms

  • tolerable

Antonyms

  • man
  • unnoticeable

Etymology

  • tolerant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tolerans (Latin)

5. tolerant

adjective. ['ˈtɑːlɝənt'] showing the capacity for endurance.

Synonyms

  • patient of

Antonyms

  • unclear
  • low

Etymology

  • tolerant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tolerans (Latin)
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