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tolerant

tol·er·ant

tolerant

 
pronunciation:
ta l rnt
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: willing to tolerate the beliefs, characteristics, or acts of others.
The new ruler was more tolerant of different faiths than his predecessor.Why is she so tolerant of her children's bad behavior?He's highly opinionated, and he's never been tolerant of other people's views.
synonyms:
broad-minded, liberal, open-minded, understanding
antonyms:
illiberal, intolerant, narrow-minded, small-minded
similar words:
broad, charitable, forbearing, largehearted, lenient, magnanimous
definition 2: able to accept adverse conditions or effects.
These plants are quite tolerant of drought.
synonyms:
hardy
antonyms:
intolerant, rebellious
similar words:
patient, resistant, robust, rugged
derivation: tolerantly (adv.)