showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
tolerant and forgiving under provocation
"our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
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"
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
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"
tolerant, patient of(adj)
showing the capacity for endurance
"injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving"; "a man patient of distractions"
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If these companies cannot execute the divestiture(s) that gave investors' confidence on their future leverage profile, you would likely see less risk-tolerant investors trim or sell their positions.
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.
We have to be respectful and tolerant, and if someone is in the river, let's move forward.
Being more open, tolerant and respectful of people who have different life experiences is part of what makes me humble about my faith.
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.
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