tolerant

If you're tolerant it means that you accept people who are unlike you or put up with stuff you don't like. If you let your roommate play the same awful '80s mix over and over and don't say anything, you're probably a very tolerant person.

Broad-minded and open thinking is a hallmark of tolerant behavior. An individual can be tolerant, and so can a community or a nation if it accepts people from lots of different cultures or backgrounds. We generally think of tolerance as a good thing, but that doesn't mean being tolerant is easy — not with so many family members, classmates, and colleagues around to annoy us.

Definitions of tolerant
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adj showing or characterized by broad-mindedness

tolerant of his opponent's opinions”
Synonyms:
broad, large-minded, liberal
broad-minded
inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own

adj showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others

Synonyms:
charitable
full of love and generosity
patient
enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance
unbigoted
not opinionated
Antonyms:
intolerant
unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
uncharitable
lacking love and generosity
bigoted
blindly and obstinately attached to some creed or opinion and intolerant toward others
rigid, strict
incapable of compromise or flexibility
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adj showing the capacity for endurance

“injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving”
Synonyms:
patient of
patient
enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance

adj tolerant and forgiving under provocation

Synonyms:
kind
forgiving
inclined or able to forgive and show mercy

adj able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress

“the plant is tolerant of saltwater”
“these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided”
Synonyms:
resistant
tolerable
capable of being borne or endured

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