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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others. Also: Showing the capacity for endurance.

Usage examples (37)
  • 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....
  • The plant is tolerant of saltwater
  • Injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving
  • After all, "more tolerant" is not the same as tolerant. for more
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