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Synonyms for tolerant
ˈtɒl ər ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tolerant(adj)

    showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others

    Synonyms:
    liberal, large-minded, patient of, broad, resistant, kind

    Antonyms:
    bigoted, unbearable, impatient, narrow, intolerant, strict, unendurable, rigid, narrow-minded, intolerable, unforgiving

  2. kind, tolerant(adj)

    tolerant and forgiving under provocation

    "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"

    Synonyms:
    large-minded, resistant, broad, kind, patient of, liberal, genial

    Antonyms:
    unendurable, unbearable, narrow, impatient, bigoted, intolerable, narrow-minded, rigid, intolerant, strict, unforgiving

  3. broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant(adj)

    showing or characterized by broad-mindedness

    "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"

    Synonyms:
    broad, bounteous, big, freehanded, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, loose, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), patient of, encompassing, blanket(a), kind, free, all-embracing, across-the-board, resistant, liberal, giving, bighearted, large-minded, wide, openhanded, handsome, bountiful, unsubtle

    Antonyms:
    unbearable, intolerant, narrow-minded, unendurable, unforgiving, strict, intolerable, rigid, narrow, bigoted, impatient

  4. tolerant, resistant(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"; "the new hybrid is more resistant to drought"

    Synonyms:
    resistive, large-minded, resistant, immune, insubordinate, broad, kind, patient of, liberal, repellent

    Antonyms:
    bigoted, intolerable, unforgiving, narrow-minded, rigid, intolerant, unbearable, impatient, strict, unendurable, narrow

  5. tolerant, patient of(adj)

    showing the capacity for endurance

    "injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving"; "a man patient of distractions"

    Synonyms:
    liberal, large-minded, patient of, broad, resistant, kind

    Antonyms:
    narrow-minded, bigoted, impatient, unbearable, strict, rigid, intolerable, unforgiving, narrow, intolerant, unendurable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tolerant

    Synonyms:
    forbearing, indulgent, large-minded

    Antonyms:
    intolerant, bigoted, extreme

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tolerant(a)

    Synonyms:
    indulgent, forbearing, charitable

    Antonyms:
    intolerant

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How to use tolerant in a sentence?

  1. Konstanty Gebert:

    Both sides are living a myth, we didn't build a Poland of enlightened, free citizens who want to live in a tolerant society.

  2. Sturt Manning:

    It seeks to destroy diversity and enforce narrow uniformity. Evidence of a tolerant, diverse past is anathema, what it fears is memory and knowledge, which it cannot destroy.

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    To be married, you must become tolerant and avoid most of the feelings of resisting in every situation.

  4. James Teri:

    We have also introduced new climate-tolerant coffee varieties which have been introduced to farmers in various coffee growing areas.

  5. Paul Ryan:

    This is a war with radical Islam. It's not a war with Islam. Muslims are our partners, the vast, vast majority of Muslims in this country and around the world are moderate, they’re peaceful, they’re tolerant. So they are among our best allies, among our best resources, in this fight against radical Islamic terrorism.


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